TIFF 2018 Review: PAPI CHULO (IRELAND 2018) ***

Festival Reviews

Movie Reviews of films that will be playing at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) in 2018. Go to TIFF 2018 Movie Reviews and read reviews of films showing at the festival.

Papi Chulo Poster
A lonely TV weatherman strikes up an unusual friendship with a middle-aged Latino migrant worker.

Director:

John Butler

Writer:

John Butler

John Butler returns to the festival after last year’s gay coming-out story HANDSOME DEVIL with another sweet gay story entitled PAPU CHULO.  Surprisingly, this one has nothing to do with Ireland,  A TV weatherman (Matt Boner) loses it live n television and forced to take a vacation. 

 He meets up with an older Latino, Ernesto (Alejndro Patino), a migrant worker that he grows attached to for his kindness and ear to listen.  The film reflects class, ethnicity and companionship with the weather standing as…

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