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A Estranha Hospedaria dos Prazeres (1976)

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

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Zé do Caixão
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alfredo Almeida
Giulio Aurichio
Elza Barbosa
Maribeth Baumgarten
Vincenzo Colelia
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Bianchina Della Costa
Elza Ferreira
Tome Francisco
Ananias Gonçalves
Cacador Guerreiro
José Horta
David Húngaro
Paulo Roberto Ituassu
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The events of several travelers who stop at a sinister hostel one stormy night.

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16 October 1976 (Brazil)  »

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Zé do Caixão: Live to die or die to live? Is there an answer? No! Only doubts! Only deductions... Only the conviction of emptiness... of loneliness... the desperate search for the whole and the nothing in the vastness of the dark. The unveil of this enigma would be the end of the mystery. The end of the secret of eternity. The apogee of happiness. The mission is accomplished! Men would be facing his biggest conquest... the awakening of his own origin.
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A masterpiece (or trash?)...
11 August 2000 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

A very chilling movie, which starts with a crazy and surrealist dance, where naked women dance all over, and old men scream towards the sky. Then a coffin has dragged open, and a man (Coffin Joe?) is broad back to life. Then the story goes to an eerie hostel, where all kinds of men come in one stormy night. Coffin Joe tells the visitors some very strange stuff like "All thats nothing will be everything" (???!). The moody story ends up in a knockdown-ending, but the story still continues veery eerie for its last a couple of minutes. Lots of violence, and corny nudity, its normaly regarded as pure exploitation trash. But if you look it, in another way, its a masterpiece of eerie horror-movies. *** out of ****, or *½ out of ****. You see it, then decide.


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