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Product Overview

Two angels, one from the heaven and one from the hell, come to earth to save the soul of a boxer.


Studio First Look Pictures
SKU 203409645
UPC 687797986061
UPC 14 00687797986061
Format DVD
Release Date 2/20/2007
Name Cruz,Penelope
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Cast & Crew
Agustin Diaz Yanes - Director
Agustin Diaz Yanes - Writer
Bernardo Bonezzi - Original Music By
Demian Bichir - Actor
Edmundo Gil - Executive Producer
Eduardo Campoy, et. al. - Producer
Gael Garca Bernal - Actor
Jose Salcedo - Editor
Paco Femenia - Cinematographer
Penelope Cruz - Actor
Victoria Abril - Actor
Winner (2003) MTV Award, Demian Bichir, Best Bichir in a Film (Mejor Bichir en una Pelicula)
Nominee (2003) MTV Award, Bruno Bichir , Best Bichir in a Film (Mejor Bichir en una Pelicula)
ReviewSource DVD Verdict
Review What really stands out for me in this film, beyond the provocative use of multiple languages, is the acting of our female leads. Subtle yet effective, Abril and Cruz are charming, sexy, shy, and excellent in their roles...I enjoyed Don't Tempt Me. It is certainly not a film with anything especially groundbreaking, but the different approach to celestial turmoil is engrossing and almost fun. Still, the disc has its problems with the video transfer and the worthless special features, so I'm not going to give this one a recommendation for either purchase or rental. Somewhere down the road, if it happens to appear on one of the 500 cable channels available, that would be the best time to sit down and see if you enjoy this film.
Reviewer Eric Profancik
ReviewRating 8
Review Mark Twain once quipped that he'd "go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company." Of course, Twain might have changed his mind if he'd been around to see director Agustin Diaz Yanes's version of the afterlife in the saucy and slyly funny black comedy Don't Tempt Me. Spanish screen sirens Victoria Abril and Penelope Cruz square off as angels from Heaven and Hell vying for the soul of a down-on-his luck boxer (Damian Bechir). Although Yanes sometimes get lost in the thick of his own screenplay - we never know why this boxer's soul affects the divine balance between Heaven and Hell - Don't Tempt Me is finally so imaginative and witty that you forgive its' narrative sins of omission.
Reviewer Tim Knight
ReviewRating 8
Product Attributes
Actor Cruz,Penelope
Label Studio Latino
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Christopher Null, ...lovely eye candy...Abril's great in just about everything...
Frederic & Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality & Practice ...spunky and clever...many witty touches...
Vince Leo, Qwipster's Movie Reviews ...a Pulp Fiction for the female art-house crowd -- funny, violent, and completely irreverent.
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