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The Years of the Shark – Astor Piazzolla

Astor Piazzolla

★★★★ “I have to tell the whole truth. I can tell the story of angels, but that wouldn't be the true story. My story is a mix of the devil and angels with a bit of meanness. You have to have a bit of everything to progress in life.” ★★★★ (Astor Piazzolla)

For the first time ever, the archives of legendary bandoneon player Astor Piazzolla are opened by his son.  The result is an immersive, cinematic portrait of the world-famous composer who revolutionized the tango.  A film about art, family, and the mysteries of creation.

Nominated Latin GRAMMMY “Best Documentary on Music”, 2019
Winner “Best Documentary” of Latin-American "All is true", Brazil 2019
Winner “Best Documentary”, Academy of Motion Pictures and Arts, Argentina 2019
Winner “Best Documentary”, Script Society of writers, Argentores Argentina, 2019
Winner Sky-Arte Distribution Award, Torino SYS
Winner Silver Condor for “Best Documentary”, Critics Asc Argentina 2019
Winner “Best Documentary”, Punta del Este Film Festival 2019

Facts DVD Digital

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Picture format
NTSC 16:9
Sound format
PCM Stereo
Total running time
90 mins
English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese
No. of discs
Making Of (3min)
Rehearsal (3min)