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
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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