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Naked Tango (1990)

When a young European woman assumes a false identity in 1920s Argentina, she gets more than she bargained for.

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Leonard Schrader
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent D'Onofrio ... Cholo
Mathilda May ... Alba / Stephanie
Fernando Rey ... Judge Torres
Tony Payne Tony Payne ... Waiter
Henry Holmes Henry Holmes ... Passenger
Anthony Pratt Anthony Pratt ... Ship's Captain
Dodi Scheuer Dodi Scheuer ... Immigration Officer
Esai Morales ... Zico Borenstein
Cipe Lincovsky ... Mama
Josh Mostel ... Bertoni the Jeweler
Sergio Lerer Sergio Lerer ... Fake Rabbi
Patricio Bisso Patricio Bisso ... Gaston the Hairdresser
Constance McCashin Constance McCashin ... Flora
Marcos Woinsky Marcos Woinsky ... Big Thug
Rubén Szuchmacher Rubén Szuchmacher ... Small Thug
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Storyline

Returning by ship to South America, a young girl escapes her elderly husband by swapping places with a girl committing suicide. She believes her new life will be that of an arranged marriage but finds it is in fact a trick to get her working in a brothel. . Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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She never dreamed she could hate a man so much. And love him even more.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sensuality, violence and language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Switzerland | Argentina | Japan | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1991 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Gymno tango See more »

Filming Locations:

Argentina See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Gotan,Grupo Baires,Jade M See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

William Hurt was considered for the role of Cholo, but pulled out, and Esai Morales was in line for the role before being cast as Zico. See more »

Quotes

Cholo: The REAL you belongs to me.
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Alternate Versions

Alternate Ending: In the European version of the film, Cholo shoots the lights out before being fatally shot by the police. See more »

Connections

Features The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921) See more »

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I think this film is the masterpiece. Don't you think so ?
14 September 2002 | by rosefilmSee all my reviews

Almost 10 years ago, it happened one night that I got into the theater ( a kind of B-movie theater of double feature ) in the back street of Seoul in Korea. I didn't even know the title of this film when I bought the ticket. Now I am studying film in Art School in San Francisco and still remember the powerful imagery and storytelling of the film. This film shaked my fundamental concept of the film itself and it still gives me the energetic interaction of the very unique aesthetics and visual ecstacy. I could not forget the night of watching this film still now. I think Hector Babenco should adore this film.


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