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Archive for May 19th, 2011


“Tanghi Argentini” by Guy Thys

One of my favorite short films in recent memory, the Oscar nominated 2006 live action short out of Belgium Tanghi Argentini probably borrows a little from Shall We Dance? (the wonderful, original Japanese version, I mean), but is so charming and so well told that it hardly matters. It’s 14 minutes long, so maybe wait ’til lunch, but otherwise I believe it’s safe for most workplaces. (There’s no nudie bits, and if there’s any swearing in it, it’s in Dutch.)