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Mario Suarez, a gifted director, abandoned by his wife Laura, launches himself into the making of a film about tango. Out on a casting quest one evening, he meets Elena Flores, a gorgeous young woman and outstanding dancer who happens to be the mistress of the film's main investor.Subtitled.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A most uninteresting and unsatisfying story pads the film between dance scenes."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"...a movie that will appeal more to those with particular knowledge of -- and enthusiasm for -- the quintessential Argentine dance."
‑ Philip Martin, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
"Allows the tango, in its myriad expressive forms, to take center stage, telling the story and igniting the senses with its sinuous, elegant moves."
‑ Wendy Weinstein, Film Journal International
"Saura aims for the Fellini masterpiece, but lacks both Fellini's playfulness and easy fusion of fantasy and reality."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"A sense-luscious film that conveys the passion, the exotic footwork and the sexual undertow of the tango."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"A realistic, haunting fantasy with power and passion."
‑ Elias Savada, Nitrate Online
"You'll want to learn to tango after seeing this sumptuous movie."
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"The dancing is good enough to carry this film alone."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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