Penetrate the moody, sensual world of Last Tango in paris, and prepare yourself for "the most controversial film of its era" (leonard Maltin). Nominated for two Academy Awards * - Best Director (Bernardo Bertolucci) and Best Actor (Marlon Brando) - and exuding a sexual energy unlike any film before or after, this is the scintil-lating classic that shocked a nation...and "altered the face of an art form" (Pauline Kael). He (Brando) is a 45-year old American living in Paris, haunted by his wife's suicide. She (Maria Schneider, Jane eyre) is a 20-year-old Parisian Beauty engaged to a young filmmaker. Though nameless to each other, these tortured souls come togethre to satisfy their sexual cravings in an apartment as bard as their dark, tragic lives. Caught up in the frenzied beat of a carnal dance they cannot seem to stop, these unlikely lovers take their passion to erotic heighty - and - depths - beyond anything they could ever have inagied.