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Sally Potter

The Tango Lesson

Edition 1997
102' - 1997 - Drama, Romance - Dialogue: Spanish, French, English
Director: Sally Potter Composer: Sally Potter, Carlos Gardel, Astor Piazzolla, Filiberto With: Sally Potter, Pablo Verón, Fabian Salas, Carolina Iotti, Heathcote Williams, Gustavo Naveira, David Toole, Peter Eyre
The tango will change the life of a woman who works on a film for Hollywood. During her stay in Paris, where she is doing research, she attends a tango evening. Fascinated by this dance and enchanted by the music, she persuades Pablo, an Argentine dancer, into giving her tango lessons. A passionate love affair ensues and they seal it with a reciprocal promise : he will turn her into a real tango dancer, whereas she will turn him into a real movie star. Pablo keeps his promise and they enter the scene. But her plan to make a film with Pablo and the other dancers fails. This failure separates them irrevocably and pushes them to the limits of their personalities.

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Credits

Director

Sally Potter

Composer

Sally Potter, Carlos Gardel, Astor Piazzolla, Filiberto

With

Sally Potter, Pablo Verón, Fabian Salas, Carolina Iotti, Heathcote Williams, Gustavo Naveira, David Toole, Peter Eyre

Scenario

Sally Potter

Director of Photography

Robby Müller

Editor

Hervé Schneid

Producer

Christopher Sheppard

More information

Dialogue

Spanish, French, English

Countries of production

United Kingdom, France

Year

1997

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