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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 »

Director:

Patrice Leconte

Writers:

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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ARABESQUE
Written by Angélique Nachon and Jean-Claude Nachon
(p) ANALEKTA
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I completely love this film
8 August 2019 | by fredrickrybarczykSee all my reviews

This adorable road move through France is seemingly deeply misogynistic. Except for that it is the exact opposite. Rather, it puts all sorts of masculine hipocracy and some of the very real fears propelling indulgent male behaviour front and center and make sport with them. The film is romantic and possibly one of the funniest things I've ever seen. If you can take an off colour joke...


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