7.1/10
1,246
24 user 33 critic

Esta Noite Encarnarei no Teu Cadáver (1967)

Coffin Joe is still looking for the perfect woman to give birth to a son of his, and, cleared of the past crimes in the first film (At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul), keeps terrorizing the ... See full summary »
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A gravedigger prowls the city in search of a female to bear him a son.

Director: José Mojica Marins
Stars: José Mojica Marins, Magda Mei, Nivaldo Lima
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Psychiatrist experiments LSD on 4 volunteers, to investigate Coffin Joe's influence over them. Each patient presents a different reaction, involving sex, perversion and sadism.

Director: José Mojica Marins
Stars: José Mojica Marins, Ângelo Assunção, Ronaldo Beibe
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The gravedigger Zé do Caixão continues his search for the perfect woman to bear his son.

Director: José Mojica Marins
Stars: José Mojica Marins, Jece Valadão, Adriano Stuart
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Three episodes: A dollmaker whose dolls are eerily human, a tale of necrophilia, and a doctor proves love is dead.

Director: José Mojica Marins
Stars: Luís Sérgio Person, Vany Miller, Mário Lima
Finis Hominis (1971)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Stark naked man comes out from the sea and begins to walk the streets, interfering in daily episodes, always in search of justice. He names himself Finis Hominis (The End of Man, in latin),... See full summary »

Director: José Mojica Marins
Stars: José Mojica Marins, Teresa Sodré, Roque Rodrigues
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

This movie is basically a vehicle for recycling footage from the eccentric pantheon of Brazil's premier horror filmmaker Jose Mojica Marins, whose own persona often melds with that of his ... See full summary »

Director: José Mojica Marins
Stars: José Mojica Marins, Jorge Peres, Magna Miller
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The director José Mojica Marins travels to spend Christmas with friends in the small farm where they live and write the story of his next film. However, he observes eerie things in the ... See full summary »

Director: José Mojica Marins
Stars: José Mojica Marins, Agenor Alves, Ariane Arantes
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The story of a famous Brazilian criminal, called The Red Light Bandit because he always used a red flashlight to break in the houses during the night. Working alone, he also used to rape his female victims.

Director: Rogério Sganzerla
Stars: Helena Ignez, Paulo Villaça, Pagano Sobrinho
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

The events of several travelers who stop at a sinister hostel one stormy night.

Directors: Marcelo Motta, José Mojica Marins
Stars: José Mojica Marins, Alfredo Almeida, Giulio Aurichio
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Dr. Medeiros is a brilliant scientist who doesn't have time for beautiful wife Raquel so she falls for Oliver, best friend of her husband, and soon they plot to kill George and inherit his ... See full summary »

Director: José Mojica Marins
Stars: José Mojica Marins, Luely Figueiró, Oswaldo De Souza
Cangaceiro (1953)
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Brazilian movie inspired by American westerns (but losing none of its cultural integrity) about Cangaceiro (bandit) Teodoro who falls in love with a small town school teacher who his gang ... See full summary »

Director: Lima Barreto
Stars: Alberto Ruschel, Marisa Prado, Milton Ribeiro
Rio 40 Graus (1955)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A semi-documentary on the people of Rio de Janeiro. The camera follows boys from a hillside shanty town who sell peanuts at Copacabana, Sugar Loaf Mountain, and a soccer game. Various ... See full summary »

Director: Nelson Pereira dos Santos
Stars: Modesto De Souza, Roberto Bataglin, Jece Valadão
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
José Mojica Marins ...
Tina Wohlers ...
Laura
Nadia Freitas ...
Marcia
Antonio Fracari ...
Truncador
Jose Lobo ...
Bruno
Esmeralda Ruchel
Paula Ramos
Tania Mendonça
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arlete Brazolin
Geraldo Bueno
José Carvalho
Oswaldo De Souza
Graveto
Lya Lagutte
Laércio Laurelli ...
Zé do Caixão (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Coffin Joe is still looking for the perfect woman to give birth to a son of his, and, cleared of the past crimes in the first film (At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul), keeps terrorizing the people in his small town with his iconoclast and sadistic practices. Written by <lukejoplin@infolink.com.br>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 March 1967 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

This Night I'll Possess Your Corpse  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

| (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

[first lines]
Zé do Caixão: Is life everything, and death nothing? Or is life nothing and death everything?
See more »

Connections

Featured in Delírios de um Anormal (1978) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Gory Horror Thriller with Religious Overtones
23 June 2016 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Zé do Caixão (José Mojica Marins), translated into English as Coffin Joe, is an übermensch with an overwhelming desire to prove his superiority to mere mortals. In a Brazilian small town he takes several young women prisoner, so that he can choose one to have his child with, and thereby perpetuate the race of superhuman beings. Unfortunately things do not go according to plan ...

In the central role, Marins has a wonderful time; he overacts fearfully, talking direct to camera as well as proclaiming his virtues. With his long black cloak and extended fingernails, he cuts an imposing presence over the frightened villagers, none of whom know quite how to deal with him.

As director, José Mojica Marins fills the screen with shots of female suffering (no sexual equality here) together with gratuitous shots of breasts, bottoms and other parts of the female anatomy. The film incorporates a truly bizarre color sequence, where Coffin Joe descends into hell, where the suffering are mutilated, strange beasts threaten everyone's security, and no one is safe.

The film incorporated several allusions to classic Hollywood horror, notably James Whale's FRANKENSTEIN, in the scene where Coffin Joe carries his dead wife Laura (Tina Wohlers) into a darkened room, in the vain hope that she might still be alive. On the whole, however, this low-budget production, shot in rudimentary fashion as a series of close-ups and two-shots, reminds us of the low-budget work of Roger Corman - especially in its use of garish colors.

The ending brings religion into the mix, as Coffin Joe is offered the chance to repent for his sins. He refuses the chance, and dies a grisly death among the skeletons of those he killed earlier on, to the sound of heavenly choirs on the soundtrack. By choosing the ways of God, it seems that anyone can be redeemed - even murderers.

THIS NIGHT I WILL POSSESS YOUR CORPSE is mildly entertaining, if only for Marins' performance in the central role. But the film as a whole can hardly be called memorable.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Funky, worth a look (I'm the first to comment, yea!) jnmoviefan
The Talking Carpet/Rug/Curtain? ???? mariafan
the tall skinny man that stalks him... westsalemcongress

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?