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On a trip to Paris Sally meets Pablo, a tango dancer. He starts teaching her to dance then she returns to London to work on some "projects". She visits Buenos Aires and learns more from ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Sally
Morgane Maugran ...
Red Model
Géraldine Maillet ...
Yellow Model
Katerina Mechera ...
Blue Model
David Toole ...
Fashion Designer
George Antoni ...
Photographer (as George Yiasoumi)
Michele Parent ...
Seamstress
Claudine Mavros ...
Seamstress
Monique Couturier ...
Seamstress
Matthew Hawkins ...
Bodyguard
Simon Worgan ...
Bodyguard
Pablo Verón ...
Pablo
Carolina Iotti ...
Pablo's partner
Zobeida ...
Pablo's Friend
Orazio Massaro ...
Pablo's Friend
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Storyline

On a trip to Paris Sally meets Pablo, a tango dancer. He starts teaching her to dance then she returns to London to work on some "projects". She visits Buenos Aires and learns more from Pablo's friends. Sally & Pablo meet again but this time their relationship changes, she realises they want different things from each other. On a trip to Buenos Aires they cement their friendship. Written by David Morgans <in2023@wlv.ac.uk>

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Rated PG for brief language and some violent images | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

14 November 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La lección de tango  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$19,746 (USA) (14 November 1997)

Gross:

$1,026,402 (USA) (13 February 1998)
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1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Sally: How did you choose the tango?
Pablo: I didn't. The tango chose me.
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Referenced in Bleeder (1999) See more »

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An unexpected surprise!
7 July 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

How much is true, and how much is fiction? That is the genius behind this quiet movie. And as a viewer you yearn to know the answer to that question. A little gem by screenwriter, Sally Potter. Hats off!


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