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The Dark Legacy of Film The last tango in Paris
Marlon Brando and Maria Schneider in The Last Tango in ParisPHOTO: Produzioni Europee Associati, United Artists
50 years ago, The last tango in Paris hit theaters and shocked the movie world with its explicit nudity scenes. Today, it is the violent exploitation suffered by the actress Maria Schneider who raises indignation, she who had not been notified before shooting a rape scene. Columnist Michel Coulombe returns to this scandal which casts a shadow over the Hollywood classic by Bernardo Bertolucci and starring Marlon Brando.