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Tango (1993)

Vincent, a stunt pilot, is acquitted of murdering his wife and her lover. However, a few years later, L'Elegant, the Judge in the case, comes to blackmail him. The Judge's nephew, Paul, is ... See full summary »

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L'Elégant
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Vincent Baraduc
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Paul
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Bellhop
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Marie
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Madeleine
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Hélène Baraduc
Maxime Leroux ...
Mariano Escobar
Jean Benguigui ...
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Taxi Driver
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Truck Driver
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Girl in the Station
Caroline Clerc ...
Marie's Mother
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Vincent, a stunt pilot, is acquitted of murdering his wife and her lover. However, a few years later, L'Elegant, the Judge in the case, comes to blackmail him. The Judge's nephew, Paul, is having trouble with his wife and they demand that Vincent kill her. The Judge, a confirmed bachelor, takes Paul and Vincent on the road to search for Paul's wife Marie. The three men get on well together, and spend their time discussing their relationship with women. Written by Will Gilbert

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La maté porque era mía  »

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LA CHEVACHEE DES WALKYRIES (Walkürenritt)
Written by Richard Wagner
Performed by Orchestre Philharmonique de Léningrad
Conducted by Yevgeni Mravinsky (as Evgueni Mravinski)
(p) ERATO DISQUES
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An entertaining black comedy
17 November 2000 | by (England) – See all my reviews

A stunt pilot named Vincent, played by Richard Bohringer (The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover) finds out his wife is cheating on him while he flies his plane. He forces her lover's car off the road and kills him; then takes his wife up in the plane and loses her. He is acquitted in court by a judge, Philippe Noiret (La Grande Bouffe). Later, while Vincent is fishing with a rod with no line, he is approached by the judge and his nephew Paul, Thierry Lhermitte (Le Diner de Cons) and asked to kill Paul's wife, or do twenty years in prison, the judge tells him. He reluctantly agrees, and the trio go in search of her together. Most of the talk is about women, and man's inevitable urge for them. There's some good scenes; one where a truck driver smashes up their car being one. The cast and acting is good; there's also a cameo by Jean Rochefort (The Phantom of Liberty) as a bellboy. It's an entertaining ride.


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