• 9 10
  • 1985
  • 6min

A vibrant journey through the history and artistic evolution of tango in 19th-century Argentina and Europe.

Tango - Tango's history and artistic evolution

This historic documentary presents a captivating history of tango's emergence and artistic innovations in 19th-century Argentina and Europe.

Featuring a rich mosaic of tango melodies, artworks, dance performances, historical footage, photographs of early 20th-century Buenos Aires, and texts by Celedonio Flores and Enrique Santos Discépolo, it offers an immersive exploration of this iconic cultural phenomenon. Part of DEFA Kinobox 1985/40.

Production Companies

Helke Misselwitz

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