A woman's voice says she was wife to Renzo Franchi and Carlos Gardel (1890-1935), Argentina's great tango singer. People say she's crazy. Her story unfolds. Buenos Aires, 1933: Juana Romero...
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Javier García Gallego,
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Ángel de Andrés López,
A woman's voice says she was wife to Renzo Franchi and Carlos Gardel (1890-1935), Argentina's great tango singer. People say she's crazy. Her story unfolds. Buenos Aires, 1933: Juana Romero, a seamstress who lives for the music of Gardel, dumps her boyfriend Gustavo for Renzo, a singer who looks like Gardel. She insists that his trio performs Gardel's tangos, which leads to Renzo recording a Ford commercial when Gardel himself is overbooked. The trio, with Joanna in tow, goes on an ill-fated tour of points north. The couple breaks up: she goes home and he tries to get to New York. Fate steps in, and once again he's called upon to pose as Gardel. Then, legend and a bracelet take over.Written by
Carlos Gardel and his friends took the plane when they crashed. in the background appears the name "Aeropuerto Enrique Olaya Herrera" (Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport) which is the modern name. Back in the Thirties, the name of the airport was "Aeródromo de Medellín" (Aerodrome of Medellin) See more »
A delightful experience of tango and Argentine music and a bit of history.
For those who are familiar with Carlos Gardel and his music, this movie is an experience not to be missed. And for those who know nothing about Argentine tango or Carlos Gardel, invest 10 or 15 minutes to read up on Gardel's remarkable life and career before you watch the movie. That will enhance your enjoyment of the movie tremendously. I've watched this movie again and again, with tears at times. This is a skillful mix of exquisite acting, delightful music, a bit of Argentine history, and a heart-rendering plot. The movie masterfully portrays the tumultuous and passionate era in Argentina of Gardel's time. I highly recommend it.
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