Tango (1993)

Tango (1993)





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If such a thing as gentle humor can be wrung from murderous misogyny, this all-star comedy is the embodiment of it. The basic point of the film seems to be this: unattached men long to live with women, and once they do, they long to live without them. In this story, Paul (Thierry Lhermitte) is upset about his wife's having left him. He can't stop thinking about her, and eventually decides that he'd be much happier if he knew she was dead. Then, he thinks, he could put an end to his obsessing. His uncle, a judge (Phillippe Noiret), knows of a man who killed his wife more or less on purpose, and got away with it. Paul and his uncle get together with the lucky killer, Vincent (Richard Bohringer), and, on their way to visit Paul's wife, discuss how Vincent managed to kill his wife and get away with it. Along the way, the aggravations women bring to men are pretty thoroughly (and humorously) hashed over.
Art House & International , Comedy
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TF1 Films Production


Philippe Noiret
as L'Elegant
Richard Bohringer
as Vincent Baraduc
Carole Bouquet
as Female Guest
Jean Rochefort
as Bellhop
as Marie
Judith Godrèche
as Madeleine
Michèle Laroque
as Helene Baraduc
Maxime Leroux
as Mariano Escobar
Laurent Gamelon
as Taxi Driver
Élodie Bouchez
as Girl in Aeroplane
Jacque Mathou
as Truck Driver
Ticky Holgado
as Waiter
Muriel Combeau
as Girl in Aeroplane
Eric Berenger
as Gunsmith
Isabelle Wolfe
as Girl in the Station
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