IMPORTANCE AND ULTIMATE FAILURE OF LAST TANGO IN PARIS

2017-11-12T18:38:19-08:00 November 12th, 2017|Categories: BERNARDO BERTOLUCCI, CINEMA|Tags: , |

Last Tango in Paris is an important film because of the way it deals with film history. By showing the inadequacy of and parodying two recent influential film styles, 1950s Hollywood and French New Wave, Bertolucci critiques and condemns the outmoded ideas and attitudes which informed these styles.

LAST TANGO IN PARIS (1972) – Review by Bosley Crowther

2017-08-23T11:51:59-07:00 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: BERNARDO BERTOLUCCI, CINEMA|Tags: , , |

by Bosley Crowther The vast attention that Bernardo Bertolucci’s Last Tango in Paris received while it was several months in the making and when it opened in the fall of 1972 was not due to the prospect of its being a likely worldshaking film. It was because Marlon Brando was [...]