IMDb > Esta Noite Encarnarei no Teu Cadáver (1967)

Esta Noite Encarnarei no Teu Cadáver (1967) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 6 | slideshow)

Overview

User Rating:
7.1/10   1,021 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
No change in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Contact:
View company contact information for Esta Noite Encarnarei no Teu Cadáver on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
13 March 1967 (Brazil) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Coffin Joe is still looking for the perfect woman to give birth to a son of his, and, cleared of the... See more » | Add synopsis »
Plot Keywords:
User Reviews:
Another bizarre classic from Jose Mojica Marins See more (20 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Create a character page for: ?

Directed by
José Mojica Marins 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Aldenora De Sa Porto 
José Mojica Marins 

Produced by
Antonio Fracari .... associate producer
José Mojica Marins .... producer
Augusto Pereira .... producer
 
Original Music by
Herminio Giménez 
 
Cinematography by
Giorgio Attili 
 
Film Editing by
Luiz Elias 
 
Production Design by
José Vedovato 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jean Garret .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Salatiel Coelho .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Nuvem Branca .... assistant camera
 

Production CompaniesDistributors
Create a character page for: ?

Additional Details

Also Known As:
Runtime:
108 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Black and White | Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:

Did You Know?

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

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
10 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Another bizarre classic from Jose Mojica Marins, 28 June 2007
Author: TheMarquisDeSuave from Worcester, MA

Jose Mojica Marins' films are never actually scary, but are among the most compelling bizarre horror films in history. Their dreamlike style and atmosphere make them reasonably unnerving. The impoverished production values simply add to the otherworldly feel. They're not horror films, but masterful bargain basement surrealism that effectively weirds the audience out. Marins is a completely original filmmaker with a singular vision and world view that endures him to his small but loyal cult following. "At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul" remains the most accessible and my personal favorite of the trilogy, but "This Night I'll Possess Your Corpse" is admittedly a more accomplished film ("Awakening of the Beast" is something else entirely, probably Marins' masterpiece but also his least accessible).

As I mentioned above, Marins is unique in the annals of horror history. He created the frightening villain Coffin Joe, both a bogeyman and a mouthpiece for Marins' philosophy. There's a lot of speeches in this film, but they're full of fascinating (if not exactly articulate or sympathetic) sub-Nietzsche world views. His films, as poorly produced as they can be, illustrate his vision. Also, he was a competent director and improved with this one (this moves at a much better pace than "At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul"). Particularly memorable is Coffin Joe's trip to hell, a psychedelic frenzy with as bizarre an image of the underworld as "Jigoku". Coffin Joe films are definitely not for all tastes, but those interested in the fringes of world cinema should at least give them a chance. They're not bad films, but good ones with some poor production values. (8/10)

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (20 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Esta Noite Encarnarei no Teu Cadáver (1967)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
The Talking Carpet/Rug/Curtain? ???? mariafan
the tall skinny man that stalks him... westsalemcongress
Funky, worth a look (I'm the first to comment, yea!) jnmoviefan
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Embodiment of Evil The Holy Mountain Short Night of Glass Dolls Batman Forever The Prophecy
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
IMDb Horror section IMDb Brazil section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.