The Tango Lesson
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This arty second full-length feature from filmmaker Sally Potter represents a docudramatic account of her love affair with the title dance. Her affair with the Argentine pastime began while she was working on her latest project, a script called "Rage." While the bulk of this film is done in black-and-white, her dream sequences for the film are acted out in color. The script, worth $20 million when finished, proves difficult to write, and she is driving herself crazy with the effort. One night she escapes the project by attending a tango concert. Afterwards Sally asks Pablo the lead… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 53%

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"Continues Sally Potter's exploration of the sexual politics involved in creative expression."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Most of the film had Potter and Veron dancing and that had me jumping with joy."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Even though it's self-conscious of its own sentimentality, it's surprisingly infectious."
‑ Peter Henne, Film Journal International
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