Last Tango in Paris Poster

Release Date: July 15th, 1992

DVD Release Date: November 3rd, 1998

NC-17|2 hr 10 min

Plot Summary
Distraught following his wife's suicide, American hotelier Paul (Marlon Brando) becomes transfixed by the beautiful younger Frenchwoman Jeanne (Maria Schneider) when he meets her by chance at an apartment both are attempting to rent. The couple begin an extended but purely anonymous sexual relationship in which they do not even tell each other their names, but it soon becomes clear that the couple's deliberate level of disassociation cannot continue.

Cast: Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Darling Legitimus, Catherine Sola, Mauro Marchetti, Dan Diament, Giovanna Galletti

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci

Genres: Drama

Keywords: 1970s, Dark, Marriage, Fall, Transformation

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Nominated Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
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