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Release Date:
October 1990 (Brazil) See more »
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Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Coffin Joe not the best but close... See more (20 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
José Mojica Marins 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Rubens F. Lucchetti 
José Mojica Marins  story

Produced by
Giorgio Attili .... producer
José Mojica Marins .... producer
George Michel Serkeis .... producer
Goffredo Telles Neto .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Giorgio Attili 
 
Film Editing by
Luiz Elias 
 
Art Direction by
Nico Rosso 
 
Makeup Department
Graveto .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Mario Lima .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mario Lima .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Júlio Perez Caballar .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Harrys .... electrician
Milagres .... still photographer
Nene .... electrician
Virgílio Roveda .... assistant camera
Willian .... still photographer
 
Editorial Department
Hélio .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Luis C. Reis .... production assistant
Jorson Silva .... production assistant
Márcio Silva .... continuity
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"O Ritual dos Sádicos" - Brazil (original title)
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Runtime:
93 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Brazil:18 | Brazil:(Banned) (1969-1982) | Canada:13+ (Québec) | Netherlands:16 | Netherlands:16 (2008) (DVD) | UK:R

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Trivia:
According to director José Mojica Marins, other filmmakers helped him get this into production by donating filmstock.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Zé do Caixão:My world is strange, but it's worthy to all those who want to accept it, and never corrupt as some want to portray it. Because it's made up, my friend, of strange people, though none are stranger than you!
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Coffin Joe not the best but close..., 20 February 2006
Author: Markmainwaring from United Kingdom

I have been along time fan of Coffin Joe. I kept hearing about this film and finally go to see it on Channel Four a few years ago. Many say it is the best Coffin Joe film but I think maybe they are wrong.

Sure, it is great and different. Going down a different road than the first two. The idea is great and the short story's are funny and often disturbing. I love the soundtrack and the colour segment at the end in the LSD trip into the world of Coffin Joe.

I can see why it was banned at the time and it is still shocking today.

Not Coffin Joe's best but it is probably close...

It may take some finding but you should definitely hunt it out.

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