The Tango Lesson

The Tango Lesson (1997)

  • Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
  • Release Date: 1997-11-28
  • User Rating: 6.3/10 from 12 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Arts Council of England
  • Production Country: Argentina, France, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom
  • Director:
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On a trip to Paris Sally meets Pablo, a tango dancer. He starts teaching her to dance then she returns to London to work on some "projects". She visits Buenos Aires and learns more from Pablo's friends. Sally and Pablo meet again but this time their relationship changes, she realises they want different things from each other. On a trip to Buenos Aires they cement their friendship.

The Tango Lesson Trailer

  • Sally Potter

    as Sally
  • Morgane Maugran

    as Red Model
  • Pablo Verón

    as Pablo
  • Géraldine Maillet

    as Yellow Model
  • Katerina Mechera

    as Blue Model
  • David Toole

    as Fashion Designer
  • George Antoni

    as Photographer
  • Howard Lee

    as Man at Tea Dance
Camera Robby Müller Director of Photography
Production Irene Lamb Casting
Sound Fred Frith Original Music Composer
Editing Hervé Schneid Editor
Art Carlos Conti Production Design
Directing Sally Potter Director
Sound Sally Potter Original Music Composer
Writing Sally Potter Writer
Costume & Make-Up Paul Minter Costume Design
Production François-Xavier Bazin Unit Manager