@buffawards winning feature starring @EmpireFOX @AndreRoyo receives VOD release Nov 23rd


Calloused Hands which features an award winning performance from Wire and Empire star Andre Royo, will receive its VOD release November 23rd, 2017 via Film Doo.

The hard-hitting drama, which is based on the life story of its writer/director Jesse Quinones, tells the story of Josh (Luca Oriel), a 12-year-old mixed race boy growing up in Miami who shows promise as a baseball player. Neglected by his mother (Daisy Haggard), and abused by her boyfriend Byrd (Andre Royo), he manages to forge his own path when his estranged grandfather insists he study for his Bar Mitzvah.

JesseQuinonesBUFFAwardsCalloused Hands, which premiered at the Miami International Film Festival, has screened in over 20 film festivals, winning numerous awards including Best Feature Film and Best Director at the British Urban Film Festival.

Jesse Quinones said: “I am delighted that Calloused Hands will now be available on VOD. This film is a true labour of love, it took me 13 years to make from idea to finally getting the film made. It’s very special that it will now be out there for allto see.”

Andre Royo, who also served as one of the producers on the project, added: “People should see Calloused Hands because it’s an intense, heart felt, and honest story about the pursuit of perfection. This is a compelling drama that shows the power of self reflection and a true examination of purpose in parenting.

Calloused Hands also stars Daisy Haggard (Showtime’s Episodes), the late Hans Howes (There Will Be Blood), and features a breakout performance from 14-year-old teenage actor Luca Oriel.

Calloused Hands was produced by Quinones’ production company Woolfcub Productions. The producers are Jesse Quinones, Ann Marie Goodwin, Paula Crickard, Andre Royo, and Danny Mendoza.

The film will be available on numerous platforms including FilmDoo, Amazon, Google Play,  Opera TV, Sony Entertainment Network, and Microsoft Xbox Entertainment.

To interview Andre or Jesse, contact Clare on hello@joclarepr.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Stay Updated

Subscribe to the newsletter for the latest news and insights.