Naked Tango


1h 30m 1991

Brief Synopsis

While onboard a ship en route to Buenos Aires, the restless bride of an elderly judge trades identities with a suicide victim. She soon finds herself at the mercy of a gangster pimp who runs a tango bordello with his cold-hearted mother and brutal brother.

Film Details

Also Known As
Nakter Tango
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Cinema Research Corporation; Cooper Epstein & Hurewitz; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Praesens-Films; Skywalker Sound; The Saul Zaentz Film Center; Toho Company Ltd.; Toho-Towa Company; Turner Entertainment Company
Distribution Company
NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE); BBC (Main Listing); Bbc Films; Blue Dolphin Film Distributors; New Line Cinema; Toho-Towa Company; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group
Location
Buenos Aires, Argentina; Montevideo, Uruguay

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

While onboard a ship en route to Buenos Aires, the restless bride of an elderly judge trades identities with a suicide victim. She soon finds herself at the mercy of a gangster pimp who runs a tango bordello with his cold-hearted mother and brutal brother.

Crew

Anne-marie Barthelemy

Mathilda May'S Makeup

Fernando Bassi

Assistant Director

Eric J Bates

Construction Supervisor

Mark Berger

Supervising Re-Recording Mixer

Bill Bernstein

Music Editor

Patricio Bisso

Costume Designer

Mirta Blanco

Makeup

Guillermo Boro

Transportation

Michele Burke

Effects Makeup

Milena Canonero

Co-Producer

Dr. Gustavo Caraballo

Executive Producer (Argentina)

Chris Centrella

Key Dolly Grip

Sylvie Chesneau

Script Supervisor

Graciela Daniele

Additional Choreography

Beatriz De Benedetto

Costume Designer

José Luis Díaz

Sound Mixer

Daniel T. Dorrance

Construction

Brian Fassett

Assistant Editor

Bruce Feldman

Marketing Consultant (Uptown)

Jorge Fernandez

Chief Electrician

Luis Fernandez

Production Manager

Rick Finney

Assistant Editor

Fernando Gelbard

Executive Producer (Argentina)

Diego Goldberg

Still Photography (Sygma)

Jorge Gonzalez

Props

Eduardo Grossman

Still Photography

Patty Hannock

Casting

Henry W Holmes

Executive Producer (Usa)

Baby Jane Holzer

Executive Producer

Jane Holzer

Executive Producer (Usa)

Lora Kennedy

Casting

Ian Kincaid

Gaffer

Chris Lombardi

Other

Marguerite Lucas

Research

Michael Maiello

Co-Producer

David Mantecon

Boom

Joel Martial

Mathilda May'S Makeup

Debra L Mcdermott

Editor

Bill Mcguire

Scenic Artist

Becky Nauert

Post-Production Supervisor

Thomas Newman

Original Music

Coca Oderigo

Set Decorator

Graciela Oderigo

Set Decorator

Tony Payne

Associate Producer

Lee Percy

Editor

Anthony Pratt

Production Designer

Manuel Puig

Source Material (From Novel)

Manuel Puig

Other

Carlos Rivarola

Choreography

David Rubin

Casting

Juan Ruiz-anchia

Director Of Photography

Carlos Salvo

Location Manager

Dodi Scheuer

Argentina Consultant

Leonard Schrader

Screenwriter

James Skotchdopole

Associate Producer

John Vigran

Music Recording Engineer

Kerry Warn

Hair Design

David Weisman

Main-Title Sequence Designer

David Weisman

Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
Nakter Tango
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Cinema Research Corporation; Cooper Epstein & Hurewitz; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Praesens-Films; Skywalker Sound; The Saul Zaentz Film Center; Toho Company Ltd.; Toho-Towa Company; Turner Entertainment Company
Distribution Company
NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE); BBC (Main Listing); Bbc Films; Blue Dolphin Film Distributors; New Line Cinema; Toho-Towa Company; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group
Location
Buenos Aires, Argentina; Montevideo, Uruguay

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1991

Released in United States January 1991

Released in United States October 1991

Released in United States Summer August 23, 1991

Shown at Deauville Film Festival August 30 - September 9, 1991.

Shown at Festival Latino Film (out of competition) in New York City August 16 - September 5, 1991.

Shown at V Americas Film Festival (AFI) in Washington, DC, October 19-27, 1991.

Feature film directorial debut for screenwriter Leonard Schrader, who replaced Luis Puenzo.

Began shooting June 21, 1989.

Completed shooting November 7, 1989.

Film is dedicated to the memory of author Manuel Puig.

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at Festival Latino Film (out of competition) in New York City August 16 - September 5, 1991.)

Released in United States January 1991 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival Park City, Utah January 17-27, 1991.)

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at Deauville Film Festival August 30 - September 9, 1991.)

Released in United States October 1991 (Shown at V Americas Film Festival (AFI) in Los Angeles October 25-31, 1991.)

Released in United States October 1991 (Shown at V Americas Film Festival (AFI) in Washington, DC, October 19-27, 1991.)

Released in United States Summer August 23, 1991