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Dance With The Devil (Perdita Durango)

Genre: Drama

Reviewed In Issue 43 (Nov 2000) Of Widescreen Review®

Rosie Perez, , Javier Bardem, Alex De La Iglesia, Harley Cross, Aimee Graham, Screamin

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 2
DD Sound Rating: 3
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: NA
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 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): A-Pix Entertainment
(Catalog Number): APX27015
(MPAA Rating): Not Rated
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $24.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): No
(Running Time In Minutes): 121
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1997
(Theatrical Release): No
(Direct-To-Video Release): Yes
(DVD Release Date): 12/28/99
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Alex De La Iglesia
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Special Notes:
Released theatrically as

Story Synopsis:
Dance With The Devil stars Rosie Perez as Perdita Durango, a wild little girl who dreams of sleeping with a jaguar by her side (an animal, not the car). Her passions run toward the dark side of life, and when she meets a very dangerous and wicked man (Bardem) who can keep up with her, the two set off for Mexico bent on a non-stop robbery and killing spree. Bad, Rosie, bad, bad! You

DVD Picture:
The non-anamorphic 2.30:1 DVD exhibits a plugged-up picture that lacks full saturation. Color fidelity is inconsistent, with some scenes stylized with gold tones, and other scenes unnaturally rendered and wanting in clarity. Images are generally sharp, but lack detail and definition. The picture often has a home video quality with overly contrasted images and poor shadow delineation. Aliasing problems and artifacts are apparent throughout. This is a poor example of DVD

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