Assassination Tango
Assassination Tango (2003)

John J. is deeply devoted to his girlfriend, Maggie, and to her young daughter, Jenny. He is also passionate about dancing, a talent he hones at local Brooklyn dance halls. But his skill on the dance floor seems incongruous with his… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 28, 2003
DVD Release Date: December 9, 2003
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Consensus: Slow to start, this quirky film eventually overstays its welcome.

Jan Stuart

Assassination Tango runs aground with an accumulation of small illogicalities.

Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

What we care about in Assassination Tango is the tango, not the assassination.

Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

He's an old assassin, she's a young local dancing hottie, and they mix dance, lust and guns.

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

It's a curious and unsatisfying lark, in which Robert Duvall the actor is rendered speechless by Robert Duvall the writer and sideswiped by Robert Duvall the director.

Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle

While the assassination plot is interesting, the rest of Tango is dramatically flaccid.

Jordan Hiller

It is a form of condescension that Duvall could only perpetrate while being blinded by true love.

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Connie Ogle
Miami Herald

A film that uses tango as a metaphor for life ought to generate some fire. But Assassination Tango offers little heat.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

An ode to love and art while simultaneously a reminder of human frailty.

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

O ritmo é lento, falta foco à narração e o ato final é confuso. Por sorte, este não é um filme sobre "tramas", mas sobre personagens - e é aí que merece elogios.

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