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Embodiment of Evil (2008)
"Encarnação do Demônio" (original title)

 -  Horror  -  8 August 2008 (Brazil)
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The gravedigger Zé do Caixão continues his search for the perfect woman to bear his son.

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José Mojica Marins ...
Jece Valadão ...
Coronel Claudiomiro Pontes
Adriano Stuart ...
Capitão Oswaldo Pontes
Milhem Cortaz ...
Padre Eugênio
Rui Resende ...
Bruno (as Rui Rezende)
José Celso Martinez Corrêa ...
Mistificador
Cristina Aché ...
Lucy Pontes
Helena Ignez ...
Cabíria
Débora Muniz ...
Lucrécia
Thaís Simi ...
Maíra
Cleo de Paris ...
Dra. Hilda (as Cléo De Páris)
Nara Sakarê ...
Elena
Giulio Lopes ...
Mário
Eduardo Chagas ...
Emiliano
Luís Melo ...
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After forty years in prison, the evil gravedigger Josefel Zanatas a.k.a. Zé do Caixão is released by the lawyer Lucy Pontes in accordance with Brazilian Laws. He moves to the slums with his followers that worship him, and he seeks out the perfect woman to bear his children while haunted by the ghosts of his victims. The vigilante brothers Captain Osvaldo Pontes and his brother Coronel Claudiomiro from the Military Police chase Zé do Caixão in the slums to kill him and they find a track of tortured and mutilated bodies. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Highly Entertaining Film...
7 August 2009 | by (United Kingdom, Colchester.) – See all my reviews

After 40 years in prison, Coffin Joe is released - and he's back on the streets of Sao Paulo to find a woman who can give him the perfect child, in his search, carnage ensues!

I have never seen a COFFIN JOE film until I saw EMBODIMENT OF EVIL, but I will now. Embodiment has elements of so many films, and it's done in a very good way. All the special effects are very good, a lot of the torture is real - no doubt about it! Hooks going through human flesh, lips getting sewn together, it's all here...a bit like SAW-but better! Then there's the eerie ghost figures of Joe's past coming back to haunt him, very stylishly done.

All in all if you are a fan of horror, and don't mind subtitles, give EMBODIMENT OF EVIL a go, even if you hav'nt seen any of the others it does'nt matter.

Well worth a watch - 8 out of 10.


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