Dance with the Devil

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Dance with the Devil ★★ Perdita Durango 1997 (R)

Prostitute Perdita (Perez) and witch doctor/drug dealer Romeo (Bardem) meet at the Mexican border and soon become lovers and criminal partners. They get a kinky job hijacking human fetuses for a Vegas mob boss and, since Romeo believes in human sacrifice before starting a new endeavor, they kidnap a cute teen couple as the victims. Then Romeo discovers his ex-partner, Shorty (Segura), isn't so ex—and there's lots more that's very weird and bloody. Based on the novel “59 and Raining: The Story of Perdita Durango” by Barry Gifford. 126m/C VHS, DVD . MX SP Rosie Perez, Javier Bardem, Harley Cross, Aimee Graham, Don Stroud, James Gandolfini, Santiago Segura, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Alex Cox, Carlos Bardem; D: Alex de la Igle-sia; W: Alex de la Iglesia, Barry Gifford, Jorge Gu-erricaechevarria, David Trueba; C: Flavio Martinez Labiano; M: Simon Boswell.