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Tango with Me is a Nigerian romantic drama film written by Femi Kayode, produced and directed by Mahmood Ali-Balogun and starring Genevieve Nnaji, Joseph Benjamin and Joke Silva. The film was nominated for 5 awards at the 7th Africa Movie Academy Awards.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

Tango with Me
Tango with me poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Directed by Mahmood Ali-Balogun
Produced by Mahmood Ali-Balogun
Written by
  • Femi Kayode
Music by Kayode Ilelaboye
Cinematography Keith Holland
Brickwall Communications LTD
Jungle FilmWorks
Distributed by Brickwall Communications LTD
Talking Drum Entertainment
Release date
  • May 2010 (2010-05) (Cannes)
  • April 17, 2011 (2011-04-17) (Nigeria)
Running time
103 min
Country Nigeria
Language English
Budget ₦100 million




The film received positive to mixed reviews from critics. NollywoodForever gave it 80% and wrote "Tango with Me is beautifully shot with a soundtrack to compliment. Joseph and Genny look good together and have an easy chemistry. I did find it somewhat slow in parts but the performances were passionate and heartfelt".[11]


  1. ^ "AMAA Nominations 2011". African Movie Academy Award. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Old Actors Return in Tango With Me". AllAfrica Global Media. 18 December 2009. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  3. ^ Akande, Victor (28 November 2009). "'Tango With Me'". The Nation. Lagos Nigeria. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  4. ^ Njoku, Banjamin (18 December 2009). "Old actors return in Tango with Me". Vanguard. Lagos, Nigeria: Vanguard Media. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  5. ^ Okafor, Zik Zulu (7 January 2010). "Ali-Balogun - Nollywood's Movie Man". AllAfrica Global Media. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  6. ^ Akande, Victor (9 January 2010). "I pray my film is accepted in Cannes! —Mahmood Ali-Balogun". The Nation. Lagos, Nigeria. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  7. ^ "Mahmood Ali-Balogun's vision becomes reality". New York, USA: Kodak. June 2010. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  8. ^ "Ali-Balogun goes celluloid in 'Tango With Me'". Nigerian Compass. Ogun State, Nigeria. 24 December 2009. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  9. ^ Lasisi, Akeem (24 December 2010). "Ali-Balogun spurs Genevieve, Yerima to Tango". The Punch. Lagos, Nigeria. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  10. ^ Kan, Toni (26 February 2011). "Heralds of the New Nollywood". ThisDay. Lagos, Nigeria: Leaders & Company Ltd. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
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