Beat the Devil

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[dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]he Driver is employed by James Brown, who goes to meet the Devil to re-negotiate the deal he made as a young man in 1954 to trade his soul for fame and fortune. He is worried about his ageing and the fact he can no longer do his moves like the splits, and says his lessened ability to perform means he cannot maintain his fame and fortune. He proposes a new wager, for the stakes of the Driver’s soul against another 50 years for his career, betting on the Driver drag racing against the Devil’s doorman/driver Bob on the Las Vegas Stripat dawn. The race ends with the Driver swerving to pass around a train while the Devil’s car crashes and explodes. Having won the race, the Driver leaves James Brown in the desert, but as he drives away he sees him as a young man again, who then does a handspring into the splits. The final scene shows Marilyn Manson who lives down the hall from the Devil, complaining that the noise is disturbing his bible reading.

Beat the Devil is anther short by #BMW and is the Winner of our Five Star award this short film has shown outstanding performance in all areas, the storyline is well thought out, cinematography makes you feel it viewing pleasure, this short film brings a element of originality which is missing from so many short films these days, this short film captivates the audience and is more than engaging. the director has done a superb job in controlling the tempo and delivering a solid story.

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