Assassination Tango

Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller film. Directed by Robert Duvall, Stars Robert Duvall as John J., Rubén Blades as Miguel, Kathy Baker as Maggie, Luciana Pedraza as Manuela, Julio Oscar Mechoso as Orlando, James Keane as Whitey, Frank Gio as Frankie (as Frankie Gio), Katherine Micheaux Miller as Jenny, Frank Cassavetes as Jo Jo, Michael Corrente as Cop at Newsstand, Raúl Outeda as Tony Manas, Géraldine Rojas as Pirucha, Renee Victor as Stella, Richard Marquez as Salsa Band Member, Nelson Marquez as Salsa Band Member, Guillermo Cespedes as Salsa Band Member, Humberto Nengue Hernandez as Salsa Band Member, Elvio Nessier as General Humberto Rojas, Alicia Palmes as Housekeeper, Susana Lanteri as General's Wife, María Nieves as Tia Maria, Orlando Paiva as Paiva, Jorge Noya as Hotel Night Clerk, Héctor Malamud as Hotel Day Clerk, Daniel Reyes as Chief of Police, Fernando Llosa as Intelligence Officer, Gregory Dayton as Intelligence Officer's Aide, Eduardo Wigutow as Orlando's Uncle, Marzenka Novak as Orlando's Aunt, Natalia Lobo as The Prostitute, Ricardo Lazara as Pensione Owner, Carmen Renard as Pensione Owner's Mother, Javier Rodriguez as Pirucha's 1st Tango Partner, Pablo Verón as Pirucha's Final Tango Partner, Armando Orzuza as Manuela's Tango Partner, Jorge Dispari as Tango Instructor and Choreographer, María del Carmen Romero as La Turca, Jorge Manganelli as Sin Rumbo Club MC, Jorge Varas as News Reporter, Javier Montu as TV Announcer, Alberto Gabiero as Deli Man, Stella Misse as Manuela's Girlfriend, Mariana Otero as Manuela's Girlfriend, Delfina as Manuelita, Maria Salome Resano as Riding Teacher, Gabriel Cejas as Chirozo Guy, Carlos Rodida as Carlito, Estela Arcos as Ballroom Teacher, Dario Dorzi as Ballroom Dancer, Alicia Beatriz Sampayo as Ballroom Dancer Macarena Farias as Classmate girl, Olga Nani, Hernán Lozano as Man in show, Gustavo Pastorini as Men at bar Directed by Robert Duvall   Writing creditsRobert Duvall (written by)Produced by Steven Brown as. co-producer Rob Carliner as. producer Francis Ford Coppola as. executive producer Robert Duvall as. producer Raúl Outeda as. co-producer Linda Reisman as. executive producer  Original Music by Luis Bacalov   Cinematography by Félix Monti   Film Editing by Stephen Mack   Casting by Ed Johnston  Renee Rousselot   Production Design by Stefania Cella   Art Direction by Sara Parks   Set Decoration by Javier Casals   Costume Design by Beatriz De Benedetto   Makeup Department Anthony Gueli as. hair stylist: second unit Silvana Kopel as. key makeup artist Nancy Marignac as. assistant hair stylist Alberto Moccia as. key hair stylist Manlio Rocchetti as. makeup artist: Mr. Duvall  Production Management Barbara Factorovich as. unit manager Michele Giordano as. production supervisor: second unit Jennifer Lane as. post-production supervisor M. Michelle Nishikawa as. production supervisor Jonathan Perel as. unit production manager  Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Fernando Altschul as. first assistant director Yvette Gurza as. second assistant director Elaine Kavanagh as. second assistant director: second unit Amanda Slater as. first assistant director: second unit Sebastián Wainstein as. second second assistant director  Art Department Federico Casagrande as. assistant set decorator Mauro Do Porto as. assistant property master Matías Games as. assistant set decorator Martín Libert as. set dresser Horácio Mondello as. lead man Julio Pascoli as. construction coordinator Elizabeth Schlitten as. property master: second unit Alejandra Tomás as. property master Maria Vacas as. art department coordinator  Sound Department Steve C. Aaron as. production sound mixer Roberto Cappannelli as. sound re-recording mixer Benjamin Cheah as. supervising sound editor Scott Clements as. boom operator Marko A. Costanzo as. foley artist Gisburg as. assistant sound editor (as Gisburg Smialek) Kenton Jakub as. adr editor George A. Lara as. foley mixer Mark Pearman as. sound effects recordist Jacob Ribicoff as. foley supervisor Jac Rubenstein as. supervising dialogue editor Steve F.B. Smith as. stereo sound consultant: Dolby (as Steve Smith) Wyatt Sprague as. sound effects editor Pablo Trilnik as. sound effects recordist Peter Waggoner as. sound re-recording mixer Lila Yomtoob as. apprentice sound editor Paul J. Zydel as. adr engineer (as Paul Zydel) Special Effects by Federico Cueva as. special effects coordinator  Visual Effects by Steven Fagerquist as. digital compositing artist Peter Koczera as. senior digital artist Derek Ledbetter as. visual effects  Stunts Federico Cueva as. stunt coordinator Mariano Cueva as. stunts Andrea López as. stunts Patricio Skinner as. stunts  Camera and Electrical Department Julio Aranda as. assistant chief lighting technician Willi Behnisch as. camera operator: "b" camera (as Jorge Guillermo Behnisch) Joe Christofori as. first assistant camera: second unit Mark Egyud as. assistant lighting technician: second unit Brian Heller as. aerial cinematographer Daniel Hermo as. electrician Alejandro Manocchio as. second company grip John McEnerney as. second company grip: second unit Jorge 'Quito' Molina as. chief lighting technician Derek Murphy as. electrician: second unit Ignacio Musich as. first assistant camera Guillermo Nespolo as. key grip Gilberto Otero as. camera operator Vanesa Ritaco as. second assistant camera Carlos Ritter as. first assistant camera: "b" camera Demián Rodenstein as. second assistant camera: "b" camera Joseph Sciretta as. chief lighting technician: second unit (as Joe Sciretta) Kevin Smyth as. key grip: second unit (as Kevin Smythe) Juan Ángel Urrozola as. still photographer Valeria Weil as. video assist operator  Casting Department Sondra James as. voice casting Jennifer Levy as. casting associate Pablo Pérez Giménez as. extras casting  Costume and Wardrobe Department Pam Aaron as. costumer: second unit María Christina Astudillo as. seamstress Laura Calcaterra as. wardrobe assistant Carla Danio as. assistant wardrobe Ellen Falguiere as. assistant costume designer Fátima Macera as. key costumer (as María Fátima Macera) Paula Taratuto as. key costumer Coca Álvarez as. seamstress  Editorial Department Gilbert Carreras as. color timer (as Gil Carreras) Jeff Chaves as. colorist (digital color correction) Guillermo Grillo as. second assistant editor Alejandro Santangelo as. assistant editor Amy R. Trachtman as. post-production coordinator Kenneth Wachtel as. assistant editor Philip Weisman as. first assistant editor  Music Department Missy Cohen as. additional music editor Charles Feldman as. music supervisor (as Charlie Feldman) Goffredo Gibellini as. score mixer Patrick Mullins as. music editor  Transportation Department Ricardo Avelluto as. transportation coordinator Gabriel Goldszmidt as. transportation captain Joe Mallon as. transportation captain: second unit  Other crew Susan Paley Abramson as. assistant to executive producer Patricia Apter as. production coordinator Julia Auge as. assistant to producer Luis Bernardez as. assistant to unit production manager Laura Calcaterra as. production assistant Al Cerullo as. helicopter pilot Demian Cosentino as. assistant location manager Barbara Factorovich as. location manager José Gabriel Fernández as. assistant accountant Jennifer Zolten Freed as. post-production accountant Tomás Gutiérrez as. production assistant Jeff Hill as. unit publicist Shannon Lail as. production executive: Zoetrope Martin Miranda as. location assistant Natalia Mussolana as. assistant production coordinator Leandro Nicemboim as. production assistant Sean Oliver as. adr loop group Julie Oppenheimer as. script supervisor: second unit Adam Prince as. production coordinator: Los Angeles Gregory Routt as. location manager: second unit Eric Schwarz as. production coordinator: second unit Anabella Speziale as. assistant to producers Mary Sunshine as. production accountant Spring Sutter as. assistant accountant Graciela Torres as. production accountant Tracy Young as. script supervisor Roberto Zambrino as. transfer Pola Zito as. apprentice (as Paula Zito) Production CompaniesUnited Artists (presents)American ZoetropeButcher's Run Films (in association with)DistributorsMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation (MGM) (2003) (USA) (theatrical) (as MGM Distribution Co.)United Artists (2003) (USA) (theatrical)Compañía General de la Imagen (CGI) (2003) (Argentina) (theatrical)Bodega Films (2004) (France) (theatrical)Gativideo (2004) (Argentina) (DVD)Gativideo (2004) (Argentina) (VHS)MGM Home Entertainment (2003) (USA) (DVD)MGM Home Entertainment (2003) (USA) (VHS) (pan and scan)Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment (2004) (Netherlands) (DVD) (VHS)Warner Home Video (2005) (Germany) (DVD)TGG Direct (2012) (USA) (DVD) (for Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment included in "2 Movies: Robert Duvall" double feature)Fox Pathé Europa (200?) (France) (DVD)MGM Home Entertainment (Europe) (200?) (UK) (DVD)Other CompaniesC-5  foley designCámarás & Luces  camerasCámarás & Luces  lighting equipmentDigital Records Roma  music recorded & mixed atFalco Ink.  unit publicityFilm Finances  completion guarantorHoward Anderson Company, The  titles and opticalsImage Resolution, The  titles and opticalsLaw Offices of George Sheanshang  legal counsel (as The Law Offices of George Sheanshang)RCA Victor  soundtrackSound One Corporation  sound re-recording facilitiesTrevanna Post  post-production accountingViv Kim Negative Cutting Service  negative cutting Additional DetailsAlso Known As: See more » MPAA:Rated R for language and some violence Parents Guide:Add content advisory for parents Runtime:114 min Country:USA | ArgentinaLanguage:English | Spanish | GermanColor:Color Aspect Ratio:1.85 : 1 See more »Sound Mix:Dolby Digital Certification:Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Brazil:12 | France:U | Germany:12 | Netherlands:6 | Singapore:NC-16 | UK:15 | USA:R Filming Locations:Buenos Aires, Federal District, ArgentinaCompany:United ArtistsSee more »Did You Know? Trivia:This movie is Robert Duvall's tribute to tango, which is why he filmed it in Buenos Aires using many real tango dancers and authentic tango locations. Some of the tango celebrity faces you can spot include: Geraldine Rojas and Javiar Rodriguez (Pirucha – sister of Manuela and her first partner), Pablo Veron (Pirucha's final parter in the closing credits), Jorge Dispari and La Turca, Orlanda Paiva, Maria Nieves, Armando Orzuza, Carlos Copello, Alicia Monti, Los Hermanos Macana (two men performing a dance). The club with the checkerboard floor is Club Sin Rumbo, in the outskirt of the city, but a famous barrio for producing excellent tango dancers.See more » Quotes:Miguel:Tomorrow we're going to get rid of a very, very bad person. John J.:[Muttering inaudibly] All right. OK. Miguel:This country's going to be a better country because of it. John J.:Whether that guy's rotten to the core should make a difference, but it doesn't. My job doesn't depend on a list of character references. My job is my job, and that's it. Tomorrow evening I intend to do my job.See more » Movie Connections:Referenced in Moviemaking in Virginia: Take 3 (2008) (V)See more » Soundtrack:Prelude, Op. 28, No. 20 in C minorSee more ». Brief Summary An aging hitman gets a bookings to exterminate a broad inside Buenos Aires. But whilst his characteristic becomes unavailable, he becomes needed inside Argentinian tango culture.