Hey, Toronto! ScreenAnarchy is proud to present Dancing With The Devil
an extensive retrospective of Spanish maverick Alex de la Iglesia
unspooling at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Things continue this week with a February 21st screening of his Common Wealth
and we want to give you tickets!
De la Iglesia's deliciously dark and macabre comedy of murders takes a setup akin to Sam Raimi's A Simple Plan and Danny Boyle's Shallow Grave
and gives it a loopily absurdist twist. After moving into a new
apartment, middle-aged real estate agent Julia (Almodóvar regular Carmen
Maura) discovers a huge cache of cash that belonged to the recently
deceased former tenant. Whereas the Raimi and Boyle films chronicled how
their corrupt crews of conspirators gradually imploded due to greed,
envy and ruthless self-interest, de la Iglesia flips the script: turns
out that all of the building's oddball tenants knew about the hidden
hoard and were only waiting for its owner to die so that they could
share it amongst themselves. When Julia tries to make off with the
jackpot, her new neighbours band together to murderously reclaim "their"
We've got a pair of tickets to give away and all you need to do for your chance to win is Tweet the following:
I want to Dance With The Devil with and !
Winner will be selected at random! Good luck!
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