Last Tango in Paris

Last Tango in Paris

Last Tango in Paris

  There are films that mark the life of a whole generation and the perception of an entire epoch. Last Tango in Paris can be counted among this genus with certainty. Published 1972, the acting director Bernardo Bertolucci severe trouble with the authorities in his home country Italy, which put the movie on the index, from which he disappeared again until 1987. Bertolucci was sentenced to four months in prison and lost his civic rights for five years.

In Bernardo Bertolucci’s controversial film Marlon Brando plays the main role of a living in Paris, from his wife’s suicide deeply shook American who enters into a nihilistic sexual relationship with a young woman (Maria Schneider). The film is still shocking, not simply because of his (sometimes unorthodox) Sexsequenzen, but because Bertolucci’s protagonist insists that the affair remain anonymous, an experience that is not shared with each other, but enjoyed by both sides, only for themselves. Bertolucci is also working here very metaphorically: In a way, Brando’s non-binding compound is a metaphor for a certain attitude towards the filmmaking is.

Jean-Pierre Léaud plays another role, but more than anything else is Last Tango in Paris as a vehicle for the great acting performance Marlon Brando dar.

Bertolucci’s film about the sexual liberation remains a masterpiece of European cinema

Title: Last Tango in Paris Country of production: France, Italy Year of production: 1972 Length: 129 (min) ( #) Distribution: Alamode Film

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