Tango of life

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Tango of life (Il tango della vita)

Tango of life (Il tango della vita)

original title:

Il tango della vita


Claudio Rabbia, Ivana Revelli, Arturs Maskats, Prof. Alessandro Mauro, Giovanni Albani, Monica Gallarate, Giorgio Proserpio, Ksenia Sidorova


Arturs Maskats


Raffaele Brunetti, Uldis Cekulis


B&B Film, VFS Films, Rai Cinema, supported by Ministero della Cultura, with the support of MEDIA, National Film Centre of Latvia, Piemonte Doc Film Fund, Regione Lazio, Film Commission Torino Piemonte


Italy / Latvia



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Ready (28/01/2024)

Claudio is a farmer. His wife Ivana is a dressmaker and they are avid tango dancers. They have a big dream: to dance the tango together in Buenos Aires.
Claudio has Parkinson’s, an incurable degenerative disease. His condition was diagnosed 20 years ago. Doctors told him that he would be in a wheelchair within two years. However, not only is Claudio still on his feet and able to work, but he’s also still dancing. Today he is devoted to fostering and supporting research on the benefits of tango for Parkinson’s patients.
Claudio and Ivana’s story inspired the renowned Latvian composer Arturs Maskats to write a new tango composition with world-famous accordionist Ksenija Sidorova. But just as their dream of dancing in Buenos Aires is about to come true, Claudio is hospitalized ...