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Tamango ★★ 1959

A confusing drama set on a slave ship travelling from Africa to Cuba in 1830. Jurgens is the ship's captain who takes the black Dandridge as his mistress. Meanwhile, the slaves are plotting a revolt, with Dandridge as a conspirator. The interracial romance does takes a secondary role to the racial conflicts. The title refers to the leader of the slave revolt, played by Cressan. Filmed in both Englishand French-language versions. 98m/C VHS . FR Curt Jurgens, Dorothy Dandridge, Jean Servais, Alex Cressan; D: John Berry.