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Title Tango [videorecording] / Pandora Cinema presents ; an Argentinian-Spanish coproduction ; Argentina Sono Film, Alma Ata International Pictures ; a Juan C. Codazzi production idea ; produced in association with Terraplen Producciones, Astrolabio Producciones, Adela Pictures, Beco Films, Hollywood Partners and Saura Films ; produced by Luis A. Scalella, Carlos L. Mentasti and Juan C. Codazzi ; written and directed by Carlos Saura.

Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Columbia Tristar Home Video, [1999]

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Description 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as motion picture in 1998.
Special features: production notes, producer & lead actress commentary, theatrical trailers, talent & filmographies, "making of" featurette.
Credits Cinematography, Vittorio Storaro ; editor, Julia Juaniz ; choreographers, Juan Carlos Copes, Carlos Rivarol, Ana Maria Stekelman ; music, Lalo Schifrin.
Cast Miguel Angel Sola, Cecilia Narova, Mia Maestro, Juan Carlos Copes, Carlos Rivarola, Sandra Ballesteros, Enrique Pinti, Julio Bocca, Juan Luis Galiardo.
Summary Set in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the film tells the story of director Mario Suarez's quest to make the ultimate tango film. Lonely after his wife (one of the film's stars) has left him, Mario must find the themes that will hold the film together, while simultaneously permitting his musicians and dancers the freedom of expression that is necessary to satisfy the tango-hungry Argentine audience. Things become complicated when Mario falls in love with Elena, a beautiful and talented young dancer who is the girlfriend of the powerful and dangerous Angelo Larroca, an investor in the picture. And Mario's creative vision is challenged by his investors when he plans a scene that recreates Argentina's dark years of political suppression and "disappearances."
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Spanish dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned in English.
Subject Motion picture producers and directors -- Argentina -- Buenos Aires -- Drama.
Tango (Dance) -- Argentina -- Buenos Aires -- Drama.
Tangos
Cinematografía -- Productores y directores -- Argentina -- Buenos Aires -- Teatro.
Tango (Danza) -- Argentina -- Buenos Aires -- Teatro.
Buenos Aires (Argentina) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, Spanish
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Saura, Carlos, 1932-
Solá, Miguel A.
Narova, Cecilia
Maestro, Mía.
Copes, Juan Carlos.
Rivarola, Carlos.
Ballesteros, Sandra.
Pinti, Enrique.
Bocca, Julio, 1967-
Galiardo, Juan Luis
Schifrin, Lalo.
Storaro, Vittorio, 1940-
Codazzi, Juan C.
Pandora Cinema
Argentina Sono Film.
Alma Ata International Pictures.
Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0767835174
9780767835176
Standard No. 043396038349
Music No. 03834 Columbia Tristar Home Video

 
    
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