Paris, 1938. In a lavishly decorated nightclub, couples dance the syncopated rhythms of Latin America: Rumba, Cucaracha, Tango, and also the Charleston, Foxtrot and Boston. Among beautiful ... See full summary »

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Roger Hanin ...
Beppo Manzoni
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Commissaire Detaix
Patachou ...
Madame Meyrals
Guy Marchand ...
Ma Pomme
Corinne Touzet ...
Regina Berluzzi
Sophie Michaud ...
Valentine
Stéphane Jobert ...
Puppie Ziegler
Karim Allaoui ...
Gino Motta
Vivian Reed ...
Yves Vincent ...
Del Monte, l'ambassadeur d'Italie
Bruno Pradal ...
Teddy Malakian
Jean-Pierre Castaldi ...
Mario Toselli
Jean-Claude de Goros ...
Luigi Toselli, le frère
Valérie Pascale ...
Linda
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Paris, 1938. In a lavishly decorated nightclub, couples dance the syncopated rhythms of Latin America: Rumba, Cucaracha, Tango, and also the Charleston, Foxtrot and Boston. Among beautiful women, local pimps and Mussolini's spies brush each other on the dance floor, and in the streets. A police inspector is charged with a difficult task, to clean-up the city streets - just when bodies start falling around, as the Mafia and the spies tend each other deadly traps. Written by Artemis-9

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