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À Meia Noite Levarei Sua Alma
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9 November 1964 (Brazil) See more »
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  (in credits order)
José Mojica Marins ... Zé do Caixão
Magda Mei ... Terezinha
Nivaldo Lima ... Antônio
Valéria Vasquez ... Lenita (as Valeria Vasquez)
Ilídio Martins Simões ... Dr. Rodolfo (as Ilídio Martins)
Arildo Iruam
Genésio de Carvalho (as Genê Carvalho)
Vânia Rangel
Robinson Aielo
Avelino Morais
Leandro Vieira
Antônio Marins ... S. Francisco
Mário Lima
Eurípedes da Silva (as Eurípides Silva)
Luiz Gonçalves
Carmen Marins ... D. Joana (as Carmem Marins)
Cícero Paulino
Waldomiro França
Jonny Grégio
José Vilar
Suzy Barros
Tomás Sebastião
Iko Galdine
Laura Duarte
Renato Melo
Almir Barbosa
Raul Malentaqui
Eucaris Moraes ... Velha Bruxa (as Eucaris de Morais)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Geraldo Bueno ... (uncredited)
Laurindo Luarelli ... Zé do Caixão (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
José Mojica Marins 
Writing credits
José Mojica Marins (story)

José Mojica Marins (screenplay)

Magda Mei 

Produced by
Arildo Iruam .... producer
Geraldo Martins Simões .... producer (as Geraldo Martins)
Ilídio Martins Simões .... producer (as Ilídio Martins)
Original Music by
Salatiel Coelho 
Herminio Giménez 
Cinematography by
Giorgio Attili 
Film Editing by
Luiz Elias 
Production Design by
José Vedovato 
Makeup Department
Gilberto Marques .... makeup artist
Production Management
Nelson Gaspari .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ozualdo Ribeiro Candeias .... assistant director
Art Department
Genésio de Carvalho .... assistant production designer (as Genê Carvalho)
Luiz Gonçalves .... assistant production designer
Giovanni Lozanis .... assistant production designer
Sound Department
Antonio Smith Gomes .... sound
José Lopes .... foley artist (as Índio)
Camera and Electrical Department
Oswaldo de Oliveira .... assistant camera (as Osvaldo de Oliveira)
Antônio de Souza .... gaffer
Waldomiro Reis .... electrician
José Saverie .... grip
Other crew
Waldomiro França .... script supervisor
Magda Mei .... script supervisor

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"À Meia Noite Levarei Sua Alma" - Brazil (original title)
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Brazil:84 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
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José Mojica Marins sold his house and car to finance this film.See more »
[first lines]
Zé do Caixão:What is life? It is the beginning of death. What is death? It is the end of life! What is existence? It is the continuity of blood. What is blood? It is the reason to exist!
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Movie Connections:
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8 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Truly twisted,surreal and hallucinatory masterpiece., 19 July 2003
Author: HumanoidOfFlesh from Chyby, Poland

Jose Mojica Marins "At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul" is the first horror film shot in Brazil.Coffin Joe(Ze Do Caixao)quickly became a kind of national hero and a star of screen and television.The plot is simple:Marins plays an unholy undertaker who terrorizes a small,religious and conservative Brazilian village.He scoffs at their religion and superstitions and threatens them physically as well.The film is truly atmospheric-there are skeletons,candles,bats,spiders etc.There is also plenty of mildly shocking violence to satisfy fans of grisly horror.Coffin Joe looks very creepy-he dresses in a black suit,black cloak,and black top hat.This wondefully mean and hateful character provided what,at the same time,was the most blasphemous,ugly and sinful motion picture the people of Brazil had ever experienced.So if you're a fan of Mario Bava's Gothic shockers give this film a look.10 out of 10.

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