María Nieves and Juan Carlos Copes are the best-known couple in tango’s history and shaped this dance like no other. They danced passionately, loved and hated each other for almost 50 years, until one day they separated. And that left a huge gap in the tango scene... Now, almost at the end of their lives, they talk about their story for the first time.
GERMAN KRAL was born in Buenos Aires in 1968 and studied at the University of Television & Film in Munich. His films include: THE OTHER ONE (short, 1991), ON THE EDGE (short, 1992), TALES OF THE DESERTS (short, 1996), A TRICK OF THE LIGHT (co-director/ co-author, 1996), TANGO BERLIN (co-director, 1997), IMAGES OF THE ABSENCE (1999), BERND EICHINGER, WHEN LIFE BECOMES A FILM (co-director/co-author, 2000), THAT’S LIFE (2002), MÚSICA CUBANA (2004), THE LAST APPLAUSE (2008), and OUR LAST TANGO (2015).