Rashevski's Tango (2009)

Rashevski's Tango



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Movie Info

Director Sam Garbarski marked his feature film directorial debut in 2003 with the family-comedy drama Le Tango des Rashevski (The Rashevski Tango), a tale of one extended family's struggle to find meaning and identity within their own somewhat dormant Jewish heritage. When 81-year-old family matriarch Rosa Rashevski passes away, her descendants are left unprepared, as they have no idea what traditional Jewish rites they should be practicing. As a result, various Rashevski begin some rather … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Sam Garbarski, Philippe Blasband
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 6, 2009



as Simon Rashevski

as David Rashevski
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Critic Reviews for Rashevski's Tango

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (5)

In the end, though, Mr. Garbarski makes no judgments, which leaves this film feeling sweet but light.

Full Review… | September 11, 2009
New York Times
Top Critic

The Rashevski Tango begins and ends with a burial, but the movie teems with cranky life.

Full Review… | September 8, 2009
Village Voice
Top Critic

The spiritual, historical and practical complications of being Jewish get a funny and touching workout.

Full Review… | June 4, 2009
Top Critic

[The Rashevski's Tango] is seriously made and sincere enough to assemble a gallery of affecting characters who grow increasingly at ease with themselves.

Full Review… | June 29, 2005
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Full Review… | September 11, 2009
Time Out
Top Critic

A compelling, heartfelt and well-acted ensemble drama brimming with intrigue, humor and poignancy.

Full Review… | September 14, 2009
NYC Movie Guru

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