The Tango Lesson (1997)

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Whilst working on the script of a thriller, the film-maker takes time out to attend a dance recital in Paris given by the Argentinian dancer Pablo Verón. She asks him to give her tango lessons. Gradually her involvement with the music, the dance and her teacher deepens. She abandons her original film and starts to prepare a movie about the tango starring herself and Verón.

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