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Perdita Durango

Perdita Durango

Rosie Perez
Director: Álex de la Iglesia Cast: Rosie Perez
Rosie Perez
, Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem
, Harley Cross
Harley Cross
Álex de la Iglesia
Perdita Durango

Perdita Durango

Rosie Perez
Director: Álex de la Iglesia Cast: Rosie Perez
Rosie Perez
, Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem
, Harley Cross
Harley Cross
Álex de la Iglesia

Blu-ray (Color)

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The title character of this Alex de la Iglesia film made her first appearance in David Lynch's Wild at Heart (1990) and was originally played by Isabella Rossellini. Rosie Perez takes over the role in this blend of black comedy, graphic sex and violence, voodoo, and weirdness. Perdita Durango is pure trash, a fact she establishes at the film's beginning. Her adventures begin when she hooks up with Romeo Dolorosa (Javier Bardem), a sleek, black-clad, sexually adventurous practitioner of Santeria who routinely kills, robs banks, and steals corpses from graves for his cannibalistic blood-soaked rituals. Santos (Don Stroud) is a pedophile and a crime boss. He hires Romeo to steal a truck filled with human fetuses that are slated to be used for cosmetic experiments. Romeo accepts but feels he must make a human sacrifice before he goes. This bothers Perdita not a bit and she even picks out a pair of blonde teens for the ritual killing. The two crooks kidnap the kids, ritually feather them, sexually abuse them, and are preparing to kill them when Romeo's cheated partner shows up with policemen. The crooks and their prey manage to escape, but the scheme to commandeer the truck gets botched and an ensuing shootout between Santos' men and DEA agents goes wrong. Santos loses many men and swears revenge upon Romeo and Perdita, who continue on their journey with their two doomed victims.

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Product Details

Release Date: 03/30/2021
UPC: 0760137473381
Original Release: 1997
Source: Severin
Region Code: ABC
Presentation: [Color]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 2:10:00
Sales rank: 28,453

Special Features

1080p Full HD Resolution On the border - interview with director Alex de Iglesia Writing Perdita Durango - interview with writer Barry Gifford Dancing with the devil - an appraisal by film scholar Dr. Rebekah McKendry Narcosatanicos: Perdita Durango and the matamoros cult - interview with Abraham Castillo Flores and 'Cauldron of Blood' author Jim Schutze Canciones de Amor Maldito: the music of Perdita Durango - interview with composer Simon Boswell Shooting Perdita Durango - interview with director of photography Flavio Labiano Trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rosie Perez Perdita Durango
Javier Bardem Romeo Dolorosa
Harley Cross Duane
Aimee Graham Estelle
James Gandolfini Woody Dumas
Screamin' Jay Hawkins Adolfo
Carlos Bardem Reggie
Santiago Segura Shorty Dee
Don Stroud Santos
Alex Cox Agent Doyle

Technical Credits
Álex de la Iglesia Director,Screenwriter
Nicole Arbusto Casting
Jose Luis Arrizabalaga Production Designer
Pablo Barbachano Executive Producer
Andrew Bernard Art Director
Fernando Bovaira Executive Producer
Helen Britten Set Decoration/Design
Claudio "Pache" Contreras Set Decoration/Design
Salvador de la Fuente Sound/Sound Designer
Joy Dickson Casting
L2 Entertainment Special Effects
Jose Luis Escolar Asst. Director
Maria Estela Fernandez Costumes/Costume Designer
Teresa Font Editor
Arturo "Biaffra" Garcia Production Designer
Barry Gifford Screenwriter
Andrés Vicente Gómez Producer
Marco Gomez Associate Producer
Jorge Guerricaechevarría Screenwriter
Flavio M. LaBiano Cinematographer
Miguel Necoechea Executive Producer
Salvador Parra Art Director
Juan Carlos Prieto Sound/Sound Designer
Glenn Ralston Costumes/Costume Designer
Max Rosenberg Executive Producer
Simon Boswell Score Composer
Ana Solares Art Director
David Trueba Screenwriter

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