Keswick Film Club - Orquesta Tipica

Friday 13th February 4:00 PM

Orquesta Tipica 

Director: Nicolas Entel Country: Argentina
Cert: TBC Year: 2006 Length: 85 mins
Orquesta Tipica

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Score: 44.59% Attendance: 62



The tango was out of fashion in Argentina, once its natural home. Indeed, director Entel didn't particularly like the genre until he heard a band playing in the street: Orquesta Tipica Fernandez Fierro, 'a scraggly outfit of pierced, dreadlocked players who wield their accordions and violins with punk abandon.' We follow the band on a European tour, living cheaply but cheerfully, sustaining their political activism as well as their music, in this word-of-mouth popular movie.


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