Original title: (TangoTraum)
GDR, 1985, 20 min, color
In German; English subtitles

A melancholic dream about dance and music, as well as unfulfilled desires and wanderlust behind the Berlin Wall. Sitting at her typewriter in her Prenzlauer Berg apartment, listening to tango music, a woman (played by Helke Misselwitz) writes the script for a film about tango and dreams about Buenos Aires and Montevideo. These places are far away—a different world, where, long ago, tango was born. The film explores the tense relationship between the human desires, poetry and politics that merge in tango, and an awareness of life that can only emerge and exist in the culture in which it was born.

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