A Cinematic Encounter Across Continents in 4 Acts.
Enter the spellbinding world of "TutuTango," an enchanting film that explores the profound psychology behind an extraordinary encounter between a ballet dancer and a tango dancer. This captivating documentary takes you on a visual journey through the raw and emotive essence of human connection. The film unfolds in four acts:
Act I: "I See You" - Witness the moment of initial recognition, where two worlds collide through the lens of the camera. Experience the sparks of curiosity and anticipation as the dancers connect across continents, bound only by their shared art.
Act II: "I Prepare for You" - Immerse yourself in the transformation as the dancers prepare their bodies and minds for the encounter. Feel the dedication, discipline, and passion that drive them toward perfection.
Act III: "I Feel You" - Dive into the electric intensity of the encounter itself. Explore the fusion of ballet's grace and tango's sensuality as the dancers reach across oceans to connect on a profound level.
Act IV: "I Miss You" - Experience the bittersweet ache of separation as the dancers part ways, their connection immortalized in each frame. This act delves into the longing and nostalgia that follow, with the tantalizing possibility of future collaboration.
Beyond the breathtaking visuals, TUTUTANGO offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the intricate psychological and photographic processes that brought this extraordinary project to life. Learn how two different filmmakers, separated by the Atlantic, united their work to create this documentary. This film is a celebration of the universal language of dance, the power of human connection, and the artistry of filmmaking.
TUTUTANGO is a testament to the boundless possibilities of creativity and collaboration, proving that the beauty of human encounters knows no geographical boundaries.
Film / Photography / Concept: Dorothee Elfring (Barcelona), Michael Sheehan (Tampa) Performance / Choreography: Nicole Assaad (Prima Ballerina Tampa), Fede Terra (Tango Dancer Barcelona)