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Last Tango in Paris

3 Ratings: 3.0
Art House & International movie directed by Bernardo Bertolucci

   Bernardo Bertolucci's controversial 1973 film stars Marlon Brando as an expatriate American in Paris reeling from his wife's suicide and entering into a nihilistic sexual relationship with a young woman (Maria Schneider). The film … see full wiki

Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 27, 1973
MPAA Rating: NC-17
3 reviews about Last Tango in Paris
review by . March 24, 2009
Pros: direction, music, camera work, Brando, Schneider     Cons: none for me     The Bottom Line:   "To a theme we tore from their past  To a tango we swore was their last  We are shadows of dance"  ~Uwe Kroger     This is about as French as I can get, to honor my bud Barb, ifif1938.    Written and directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, I can certainly remember when Last Tango in Paris …
review by . August 14, 2006
The reputation of Bernardo Bertolucci's LAST TANGO IN PARIS precedes it. Film critic Pauline Kael famously proclaimed it to be "the most powerfully erotic movie ever made", while the NC-17 rating and a few sour reviews led some to believe that the film was nothing more than high-class pornography. This is one of the greatest tragedies in film history, because, you see, LAST TANGO IN PARIS is one of the very finest films ever made.    True, the film does have four or five scenes …
review by . January 26, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
I had great expectations about this film but it ultimately left me cold. The two lovers know nothing of each other, not even their names... Their affair is purely physical, and the barren apartment becomes, as Bertolucci intended, a world of debauchery on which is explored a catalog of behavior that seems more childish than kinky...    Jeanne is a child-woman... She asks what she should call Paul, and they proceed to give themselves names brought only out of grunts, growls and …
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