At Midnight, I'll Take Your Soul
At Midnight, I'll Take Your Soul ★ A Meia-Noite Levarei Sua Alma 1963
Brazilian import about sadistic gravedigger Coffin Joe (alter ego of director Jose Mojica Marins), who wanders the streets of his hometown in order to meet a desirable woman. His mission is to sire a son to continue his legacy and wiggle his lips at screaming women. A study in psycho-sexual horror, this makes “Apocalypse Now” look like a beach party. Coffin Joe, or “Ze do Caixao,” is a kind of South American Freddy or Jason; Mojica Marin's movies—which are graphically sadistic—were banned by the Brazilian government. In Portugese with English subtitles. Followed by “Tonight I'll Be Incarnated in Your Corpse.” 92m/B VHS, DVD . BR Jose Mojica Marins, Magda Mei, Nivaldo de Lima; D: Jose Mojica Marins; W: Jose Mojica Marins; C: Giorgio Attili.