In 1930, Carlos Gardel was the star of several films directed by Eduardo Morera: 15 short music films. The recordings were in a short film format and portrayed an interpretation by Gardel, singing the audience´s favorite tangos. However, nowadays, we have physical evidence of only 10 of them.
Part 3. Author: Isidro Aguirre. He composed a great number of Tangos, amongst which we can find “Recuerdo”, “La beba”, “Negracha”, “Malandraca” and his anthem, “La yumba”.
The film presents Pascual Contursi, an argentine playwright, a poet, a musician and a tango lyricist who falls madly in love with a singer to such an extent that he leaves all of his life behind him to go after her.
In 2003, argentine filmmaker Daniel Burak made his debut in the film industry with “Bar El Chino”. This film, which can be classified as drama genre, continuously revolves around Tango.
In December of 2003, argentine filmmakers Sergio Wolf and Lorena Muñoz gave the world a documentary film portraying the always enigmatic life of “The Tango Empress” Ada Falcón. The film debuted a year and a few months after the passing away of the artist in the argentine city of Córdoba.
Part 3. Author: Isidro Aguirre
Luis Moglia Barth´s movie “¡Tango!” is an example of how complicated dialogues are not necessary for transmitting emotions. This film lacks long conversations among its leading parts, but chooses music as an articulate, direct and refreshing tool.
Part 2. Author: Isidro Aguirre
A film directed by Argentine lyricist and filmmaker Manuel Romero which stars great artists from the 1940s, such as Alberto Castillo, Elvira Ríos, Severo Fernández, Fernando Lamas, Lilian Valmar and Anibal Troilo.
Year 1949 was a complicated period of time throughout the entire world. The war had recently ended, and men were coming back from the fronts to position themselves in the redoing of the world’s order. Society was being rebuilt, together with sovereignty and culture. Edifying culture, precisely, is something that Argentina has always done very well. You might ask how it has been able to do so. Its vehicle has been Tango.