Argentinean exiles in Paris seek solace and connection to their culture. They stage a series of tango ballets, dedicated to Carlos Gardel, the legendary Argentinean tango star. By celebrated Argentinian director Fernando Solanas (The Hour of the Furnaces).
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While the film is fervently political, its real power comes from its tender, finely observed depiction of exile and rootlessness — of how the distant memory of a home you can’t return to can slowly break your soul.