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Assassination Tango

2003

John J. (Robert Duvall) is a seasoned hitman sent to Argentina on a job. When the General he was sent to kill delays his return to the country, John passes the time with Manuela (Luciana Pedraza), a beautiful dancer who becomes his teacher and guide into Argentina's sensual world of the tango. Spellbound by the rich and mysterious world Manuela has shown him, his idyll is shattered when the reality of why he's there comes crashing down around him.

Cast
John J. Robert Duvall
Miguel Rubén Blades
Tony Manas Raúl Outeda
Frankie Gio Frank Gio
Jenny Katherine Micheaux Miller
Maggie Kathy Baker
Manuela Luciana Pedraza
Man at bar Gustavo Pastorini
Crew
Producer Robert Duvall
  Steven Brown (I) (Co-Producer)
  Linda Reisman (Executive Producer)
  Rob Carliner
  Raúl Outeda (Co-Producer)
  Francis Ford Coppola (Executive Producer)
Editor Stephen Mack
Casting Ed Johnston (III)
  Renee Rousselot
Original Music Luis Enríquez Bacalov
Art Director Sara Parks
Costume Designer Beatriz De Benedetto
Production Designer Stefania Cella
Set Decorator Javier Casals
Hair Alberto Moccia

NOTES


THE FAMILY COPPOLA HOMEPAGE