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Dance with the Devil

Perdita Durango - 1997 - Color - 126 mn Original version with French subtitles - USA, Mexico, Spain - Road movie
  • Directed by
    Álex de la Iglesia
  • Produced by
    Pablo Barbachano, Fernando Bovaira, Andrés Vicente Gómez, Marco Gómez, Miguel Necoechea, Max Rosenberg
  • Screenplay by
    Barry Gifford, David Trueba, Álex de la Iglesia, Jorge Guerricaechevarría
  • Editing
    Teresa Font
  • Photography
    Flavio Martínez Labiano
  • Music by
    Simon Boswell
  • With
    Javier Bardem, Rosie Perez, Harley Cross, Aimee Graham, Screamin' Jay Hawkins
Presentation reserved to audience above 12

The adventures of psychotic couple Perdita Durango and Romeo Dolorosa,  who kidnap a young teenage couple for a religious sacrifice, and then cross Mexico to go to Las Vegas.

When mischievous Álex de la Iglesia (The day of the beast, Balada Triste) adapts an unhinged thriller by Barry Gifford (whose world had previously been brought to the screen in David Lynch’s Sailor and Lula)  with Javier Bardem (No Country for old men), Rosie Perez (Human Nature, Cartel) et James Gandolfini (The Sopranos), you can expect a rejoicing show. The result : a jarring and absurd Bonnie and Clyde on hot chili, quoting from Roger Waters as well as from Robert Aldrich. Masterly !

Friday 15 September 2017 - 19:30 - Showroom 500 - Screening reserved to audience above 12 - Screening in partnership with BiTS

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