Rashevski's Tango
Rashevski's Tango (2009)

Director Sam Garbarski marked his feature film directorial debut in 2003 with the family-comedy drama Le Tango des Rashevski (The Rashevski Tango), a tale of one extended family's struggle to find meaning and identity within their own… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 11, 2009
DVD Release Date: October 6, 2009
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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

In the end, though, Mr. Garbarski makes no judgments, which leaves this film feeling sweet but light.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

[The Rashevski's Tango] is seriously made and sincere enough to assemble a gallery of affecting characters who grow increasingly at ease with themselves.

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Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine

We feel as though we've spent an hour and a half with the wrong people.

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Ella Taylor
Village Voice

The Rashevski Tango begins and ends with a burial, but the movie teems with cranky life.

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Nora Lee Mandel
Maven's Nest

Though sometimes the conflicts are too schematic. . .each delightful character is a fully realized person with sympathetic reasons and motivations.

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Harvey S. Karten

With gentle humor and loving sentiment, the film deals with the question, "Who is a Jew?"

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Lisa Nesselson

The spiritual, historical and practical complications of being Jewish get a funny and touching workout.

Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

A compelling, heartfelt and well-acted ensemble drama brimming with intrigue, humor and poignancy.

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