Midsummer Night’s Tango

  • 10 10
  • 2013
  • 82min
Midsummer Night’s Tango
  • Original Title: A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)

Full of humor and freshness, this film is a road movie across Finland that follows a group of Argentines who come to discover the origins of tango in a distant land.

Midsummer Night’s Tango

AWARDS: Audience Award Winner International Filmfest Eberswalde/ Special Mention. SeeYouSound/ Winner Special Jury Award. Millenium Documentary Film Festival/ Gewinner Bester Dokumentarfilm. Int. Filmwochenende Wurzburg

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS:  Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente/ Raindance Film Festival London/ Shanghai Film Festival/ Gdansk DOcfilm Festival/ Minneapolis Film Festival/ Documentary Edge Festival/ International Film Festival Rotterdam/ FICG/ Dok.fest/ Panama International Film Festival/ Are Independent Festival/ Zagreb Dox Croatia/ 6SPFF/ Zagreb Dox/ Martha's Vineyard Filmusic Festival

Midsummer Night’s Tango. Dancing Tango in faraway Finland

Tango was born in Buenos Aires and no one dances tango as passionately as the Argentineans do - that at least what the Argentineans themselves believe. 

Tango is as Finnish as sauna and skiing - that is what the famous Finnish director Aki Kaurismäki and many of his fellow countrymen are convinced of. Two countries, two opinions, two musical traditions.

“Midsummer Night’s Tango” is a humorous, light-hearted road movie, accompanying three Argentinean tango musicians as they leave the milongas of Buenos Aires behind to discover tango in faraway Finland.

Production Companies

Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion

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