Valentina dances a solitary tango behind a sheet on the clothesline. Then a man,
Eduardo, joins her. Cut to the afterglow. We learn three things: (1) just
dancing the tango is enough to make her climax; (2) they had wild sex; (3) her
grandmother caught them and forced them to marry. On their wedding night, she
wore him out.
The story moves to the present, in which they own a dinner club
where they are the featured performers. They have two grown sons. One has
aspirations of being a priest, the other is a gangster in training. The
gangster's boss wants the club, and promises the young man a "boss" position if he can get
his father to sell. Then things get complicated: the two brothers are hot for
the same woman; dad is shot and relegated to a wheelchair; mom goes off the deep
The atmosphere is lovely, the tangos are sensuous, and the entire film is
erotic, so I enjoyed moments very much, but I was glad to see the final credits
rolling because the plot gets very muddled and far-fetched in the last act, and
I'm still not sure how the film ends because dead people figure prominently in
the final scenes.
If you are not familiar with our grading system, you need to
explanation, because the grading is not linear. For example, by
our definition, a
C is solid and a C+ is a VERY good movie. There are very few Bs
and As. Based on our descriptive system, this film is a:
- Guillermina Quiroga, as Valentina, not only dances beautifully, but shows her
breasts in two scenes.
- Dianna Miranda, as the love interest for both brothers, shows breasts and