Win a copy of TRANSYLVANIA on DVD

On Monday, Saffron Hill Films, a Peccadillo company will be re-releasing the seminal Tony Gatlif classic, TRANSYLVANIA starring the princess of cult cinema, Asia Argento.

The film explores the Romanian gypsy outskirts of Transylvania and contains some of the most memorable music in recent cinema.

When impulsive dervish Zingarina (Asia Argento) arrives in the mysterious backwaters of Transylvania, she has but one thing on her mind: to find her long-lost lover and travelling musician, Milan (Marco Castoldi, singer in Italian glam rock group Bluvertigo).

After trawling the various clubs and bars with her friend Marie (Amira Casar, The Last Mistress), she eventually finds him, only for Milan to reject her. Totally distraught, Zingarina cuts herself loose from Marie, her belongings and everything she holds dear before stumbling into a series of events and encounters that threaten to send her spiralling over the edge of sanity. Plunged into the confetti, drunken revelry and thrumming festivities of a Romany carnival, she emerges in a daze only to be lured ever deeper into the rolling hills of the Romanian countryside.

It is here that she meets the enigmatic Tchangalo (Birol Unel), a travelling trader who takes Zingarina under his wing. Together they embark on a chaotic road trip upon which they indulge in wild bouts of gypsy folk dance, cutthroat roadside bartering and long nights of heady passion.

Check out our review of TRANSYLVANIA, out on DVD Monday February 11th.

Peccadillo have given us TWO copies of the DVD to give away, and all you need to do to bag yourself a copy is answer this very simple question.

Asia Argento is the daughter of which Italian horror director?

a) Dario
b) Franco
c) Taro

Closing Date: 21st February

Email you answer to competitions@frontrowreviews.co.uk Good luck!

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Transylvania is available on DVD  from 11th February from Amazon and right now from the Peccadillo Player.

About The Author

Reviews Editor, Contributor and Festival Coordinator

Ollie has written for Front Row Reviews pretty much since its inception about seven years ago whilst still studying Film & Television. Since then, he was trust into the world of independent film distribution and has recently started working with Picturehouse Entertainment in their Marketing Department. Having written and produced two radio series, he is moving hoping to (one day) write a web series/short film/feature (delete as appropriate ;)). His favourite director is David Lynch (which makes him make a lot of sense!) and his favourite films are The Hours, Mulholland Drive, Volver, Blade Runner and Bridget Jones Diary.

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