Tango (1998)

MARIO SUAREZ launches himself into the making of the ultimate film about Tango. Using poignant, beautifully stirring tango music as a source of inspiration, Mario searches to find a narrative thread which will hold it all together. Images… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 6, 1998
DVD Release Date: August 3, 1999
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Michael Dequina

A most uninteresting and unsatisfying story pads the film between dance scenes.

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...a movie that will appeal more to those with particular knowledge of -- and enthusiasm for -- the quintessential Argentine dance.

Wendy Weinstein
Film Journal International

Allows the tango, in its myriad expressive forms, to take center stage, telling the story and igniting the senses with its sinuous, elegant moves.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Saura aims for the Fellini masterpiece, but lacks both Fellini's playfulness and easy fusion of fantasy and reality.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A sense-luscious film that conveys the passion, the exotic footwork and the sexual undertow of the tango.

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Elias Savada
Nitrate Online

A realistic, haunting fantasy with power and passion.

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Cole Smithey

You'll want to learn to tango after seeing this sumptuous movie.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The dancing is good enough to carry this film alone.

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