Last Tango in Paris is a 1972 erotic drama directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. The film stars Marlon Brando as Paul, a middle-aged American widower, and Maria Schneider as Jeanne, a young Parisian woman. They embark on an anonymous sexual relationship in an empty Parisian apartment, their encounters marked by raw emotionality and a disregard for personal convention. The film sparked controversy for its explicit scenes and themes of sexual liberation. Despite its controversial reputation, Brando's performance is considered one of his best, and Bertolucci's direction is praised for its daring exploration of human intimacy.
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