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Last Tango in Paris (1972)

Last Tango in Paris (1972)
October 21, 2012 - 7:00 pm

"...a movie you can't get out of your system" - Pauline Kael 

Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. 

A middle-aged man, newly widowed after his wife’s suicide, happens upon a younger woman in an empty apartment. The two begin an intensely volatile sexual affair, as she maintains a relationship with a young filmmaker, more taken with the cinema than with her. An ambitious attempt to locate the political nature of sexuality, the film brought notoriety to Bertolucci, vaulting the respected director to the rank of international celebrity.

United Artists. Producer: Alberto Grimaldi. Screenwriter: Bernardo Bertolucci, Franco Arcalli. Cinematographer: Vittorio Storaro. Editor: Roberto Perpignani. Cast: Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Gitt Magrini, Maria Michi.

35mm, color, in English and French w/ English subtitles, 131 min. 

View the trailer below.