Tango Libre
Tango Libre

A film by Frédéric Fonteyne

2012 France, Belgium, Luxembourg - Drama


JC is a prison guard. He is a man without a story, hiding behind rules. He only has one fantasy: Tango dancing. One night, in dance class, JC meets Alice. They dance together.The next day he sees her again in the prison visiting room. First visiting one man, then another...Alice is the wife of two inmates, Fernand and Dominic, whom she follows with her son from prison to prison.The prison rules prohibit the guards from socializing with inmates' family members.For the first time in his life, JC is about to break the rules.

  • cast

    • Francois Damiens (JC)
    • Sergi Lopez (Fernand)
    • Anne Paulicevich (Alice)
  • crew +

    • Producers
    • Patrick Quinet
    • Claude Waringo
    • Production companies
    • Artémis Production
    • Samsa Film
    • Liaison Cinématographique
    • Original screenplay
    • Anne Paulicevich
    • Adaptation & dialogues
    • Anne Paulicevich
    • Philippe Blasband
    • Image
    • Virginie Saint Martin (S.B.C.)
    • editing
    • Ewin Ryckaert
    • Sound
    • Carlo Thoss
  • infos

    • Running time
    • 105
    • Ratio
    • 2.35
    • Sound
    • Dolby SRD
  • press reviews

awards & nominations

  • Best Original Script Magritte
  • Best Set Design Magritte


screenings in festivals & markets +