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Tangos Are for Two (1997)
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Tangos Are for Two (1997)
Original name: Sus ojos se cerraron y el mundo sigue andando
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman's voice says she was wife to Renzo Franchi and Carlos Gardel (1890-1935), Argentina's great tango singer. People say she's crazy. Her story unfolds. Buenos Aires, 1933: Juana Romero, a seamstress who lives for the music of Gardel, dumps her boyfriend Gustavo for Renzo, a singer who looks like Gardel. She insists that his trio performs Gardel's tangos, which leads to Renzo recording a Ford commercial when Gardel himself is overbooked. The trio, with Joanna in tow, goes on an ill-fated tour of points north. The couple breaks up: she goes home and he tries to get to New York. Fate steps in, and once again he's called upon to pose as Gardel. Then, legend and a bracelet take over.
Plot: mistaken identity, ambition, plane crash, tango, wedding, menage a trois, music, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, world, rise and fall, latin, couples, dishonesty, unfulfillment, romance, airplane, hotel, death, female nudity, male female relationship, crash, jealousy, song ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: argentina, spain, south america, colombia, bolivia, buenos aires argentina, peru

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The Tango Lesson (1997)
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Country: UK, France, Argentina, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
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Duration: 139 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.7
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.4
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 211K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Song for Martin (2001)
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