Bernardo Bertolucci's "Last tango in Paris"

Document author(s):
Pauline Kael
Document source:
UA 16 Images
Publication date:
October-November 1974
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Document type:
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Document name subject:
Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Jean Renoir, and Charlie Chaplin
Related films:
Film country(ies):
France, Italy, and United States
Film language(s):
English and French
Film production company:
Charles K. Feldman Group Productions, Columbia Pictures, Productions Artistes Associés, Les, and Produzioni Europee Associati
Film genre(s):
Adaptation, Drama, Erotic, Feature, Romance, and Social problem
Film subject(s):
  • Americans -- France -- Paris -- Drama
  • Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Veterans -- Drama
  • Man-woman relationships -- Drama
  • Mental illness -- United States -- Drama
  • Murder -- United States -- Drama
  • New Orleans (La.) -- Social life and customs
  • Paris (France) -- Drama
  • Railroad engineers -- United States -- Drama
  • Sex -- Drama
  • Sexual attraction -- United States -- Drama
  • Southern States -- Moral conditions -- Drama
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama
  • Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983 -- Film and video adaptations
  • Zola, Emile, 1840-1902. Bete humaine -- Film and video adaptations

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