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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
João da Cruz
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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Naked, great!
1 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While watching this movie, my doorbell rang. I ran to the door, hoping it was Coffin Joe there to show me MY death, thereby saving me from watching the rest of this awful movie. Alas, it was the pizza guy, and he didn't have a gun that shot sparkles. I gave him a twenty and told him to keep the change, but he didn't say anything profound like "the change shall be kept, but the change kept within your soul will be your change", or anything. He just said, "thanks." What a bummer. Last time I order from that place.

Anyway, I wanted to watch until the end, but that orgy scene - the LEAST erotic scene ever shown on film (unless skinny, pale, hairy Brazilian guys in bikini briefs swilling vodka and saying sexy things like "let's make love" turns you on) - caused me to switch off. Honestly, this movie is a LITTLE bit funny...but it drags on for so long that the camp/humor is drained. And it's only 80 minutes! Just awful.


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