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Coffin Joe: The Strange World of Jose Mojica Marins

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 5 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Film, History, TV & Radio


In 1963, Brazilian actor and director Jose Mojica Marins made his homeland's first home-grown horror movie, A Meia-Noite Levarei Sua Alma, but even though Brazil had a long history of terror films, it could hardly have made the film less startling. A Meia-Noite Levarei Sua Alma was a savage, disorientingly nightmarish tale in which Marins played "Ze do Caixao" (aka "Coffin Joe"), a demonic undertaker with a piercing stare and long fingernails who reveled in torture, blasphemy, and sadism as he sought a...more


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