Locales Make The 'Nacho Libre' Of Miami Dance Competitions

Locales Make The 'Nacho Libre' Of Miami Dance Competitions
"In the world of Latin dance competitions, Miami has seen it all. But it's never seen this much fat," begins the preview for one very wacky film called "Tony Tango."

It premiered at Miami International Film Festival earlier this month and has screenings at Chicago Comedy Film Festival, San Diego Film Festival, San Diego Latino Film Festival and New York International Latino Film Festival.

Think of "Tony Tango" as a much more light-hearted "Bernie," in which Jack Black played a chubby undertaker. Like Bernie, Tony is affable, rotund, and a hit with the over-50 ladies.

Tony and his dance partner must train to win a Latin dance competition and use the winnings to save a family business.

The "Nacho Libre"-esque Tony is played by Maxx Maulion, a comedian from Fort Lauderdale who wrote the film with Coral Springs native Andres De Oliveira, who also acts in the film as Tony's sidekick.
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