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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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Patrice Leconte

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Patrice Leconte (scenario), Patrick Dewolf (collaboration)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Philippe Noiret ... L'Elégant
Richard Bohringer ... Vincent Baraduc
Thierry Lhermitte ... Paul
Miou-Miou ... Marie (as Miou Miou)
Judith Godrèche ... Madeleine (as Judith Godreche)
Carole Bouquet ... Female Guest
Jean Rochefort ... Bellhop
Michèle Laroque ... Hélène Baraduc (as Michele Laroque)
Maxime Leroux Maxime Leroux ... Mariano Escobar
Jean Benguigui ... Lefort
Laurent Gamelon ... Taxi Driver
Ticky Holgado ... Waiter
Jacques Mathou ... Truck Driver
Isabelle Wolfe Isabelle Wolfe ... Girl in the Station
Caroline Cler Caroline Cler ... Marie's Mother
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Storyline

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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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

April 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La maté porque era mía See more »

Filming Locations:

Alès, Gard, France See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Featured in Augustin (1995) See more »

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TRAICION
Music (uncredited, traditional)
Lyrics by Angélique Nachon
Performed by Reynaldo Anselmi
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You've been tangoed.
20 November 2010 | by jimmydavis-650-769174See all my reviews

A far better film than many reviews would suggest, Phillipe Noiret is effortlessly amusing and there is a lovely cameo by Jean Roquefort. However the leading role of the pilot, played by Richard Bohringer was rather blank and unengaged.

There were I thought shades of 'Les Valseuses' evident in the film, which wore a little thin in a what is a far more recent film. Also notable(as another reviewer has mentioned)were some references to the later works of Bunuel;which Carole Bouquets appearance reinforced.

Despite some hilarious and indeed rewarding parts the film remains uneven and many avenues which could have been explored, both to comic and dramatic effect have only been briefly engaged. Sadly I feel this film could have been a real masterpiece but there were too many threads contained in it; none of which were properly explored. The road movie aspect is a film in itself as is the extraordinary relationship between Roquefort and Bouquet, as well as the pilot Bohringers motives, too name but a few threads.

In all an amusing ride, but a slippery one nonetheless, leading to who knows where!


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