A fled Tango show owner returns to Buenos Aires to join his partners after the oppressive government of Argentina has dissolved.

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Ricardo
Valeria Lynch ...
Elena
Rubén Juárez ...
Antonio
Nélida Rodríguez ...
Dancer: Mi Amigo Cholo
Nelson Ávila ...
Dancer: Mi Amigo Cholo
Mabel Dai ...
Dancer: La milonguita
Roberto Herrera ...
Dancer: La milonguita
Carolina Iotti ...
Dancer: El choclo
Orlando Díaz 'Coco' ...
Dancer: El choclo
Sandra Lanfranchi ...
Dancer: Don Juan
Omar Mazzei ...
Dancer: Don Juan
Claudia Lavalle ...
Dancer: La cumparsita
Marita Longoni ...
Dancer: La cumparsita
Miriam Magali ...
Dancer: La cumparsita
Rafael Blanco ...
Dancer: La cumparsita
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Antonio returns to Argentina from political exile and reunites with his old partner Ricardo at Ricardo's bar. With several talented dancers, the partners stage a cabaret. Ricardo narrates and Antonio sings, taking their audience through the history and meaning of the tango, a dance from the mean streets of the poor. Now that Antonio is back, there is also tension with Ricardo, because both have a history with Elena, and both love her. After the singing, the dancing, and the talking ends, with which man will she want to tango? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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El choclo
Written by A. Villoldo and E.S. Discepolo
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Lovely film
26 January 2001 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

You don't have to be a big tango afficionado to like this film---just a tolerance for the music. This is no action thriller, so just sit back and let the atmosphere wash over you. Low-keyed acting performances are quality throughout. Raoul Julia in his element, where he belongs. Valeria Lynch looks good, acts well, a fine performer whom I'd love to see more of. There is something magic about the tango, and the viewer who lets himself feel this will be rewarded by this film.


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