Last Tango in Paris Summary

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  • 6 Literature Criticisms
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Essays & Analysis (6)

892 words, approx. 3 pages
Critical Essay by Leo Braudy It is paradoxical that Last Tango in Paris should have had [so much critical] attention directed at its parts: are its sexy scenes sexy? are Brando's monologues hea... Read more
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Critical Essay by Julian Jebb The confusion of response which [Last Tango in Paris] excites arises, I think, from several sources: the opulent cinematography, Marlon Brando's performance and th... Read more
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Critical Essay by Norman Mailer [The separate backgrounds of Jeanne and Paul divide Last Tango in Paris] as neatly between biography and fornication as those trick highball glasses which present a dra... Read more
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Critical Essay by Daniel Lopez The premise fundamental to [The Conformist and Last Tango in Paris] is an indictment of one of society's cornerstones, the bourgeois family, all too apt to suppre... Read more
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Critical Essay by Pauline Kael The movie breakthrough has finally come. Exploitation films have been supplying mechanized sex—sex as physical stimulant but without any passion or emotional viol... Read more
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Critical Essay by Stanley Kauffmann And after all the advance fuss, what is [Last Tango in Paris]? Three films. One is new Bertolucci, one is old Bertolucci, and one is old New Wave. The first of thes... Read more