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Release Date:
8 August 2008 (Brazil) See more »
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The Master Of Horror Is Back
Plot:
The gravedigger Zé do Caixão continues his search for the perfect woman to bear his son. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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3 wins & 3 nominations See more »
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Good trash cult See more (15 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
José Mojica Marins ... Zé do Caixão
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 ... Seu Américo

Raymond Castile ... Zé do Caixão jovem (as Raymond Castille)
Karina Bez Batti ... Serva 1
Fernanda Brandão ... Serva 2

Rubens Mello ... Servo 1
Zumba ... Servo 2
Guta Ruiz ... Espectro Terezinha
Alessandra Miranda ... Espectro Laura
Raissa Gregori ... Espectro Lenita
Nilson Primitivo ... Presidiário Tatuado
Geanine Marques ... Morte
Jannete Tomiita ... Nissei
Keila Siqueira ... Mulher Ensangüentada
Ivi Mesquita ... Mulata Sambista
Indayara Moyano ... Jovem Tatuada
Marina Filizola ... Bela Executiva
Elder Fraga ... Policial Espancador 1
Freak Garcia ... Policial Espancador 2
Leny Dark ... Policial Espancadora 1
Thereza Amaral ... Policial Espancadora 2
Mairun Sevá ... Policial Invasão
Fábio Ferreira Dias ... Detetive Penna
Javert Monteiro ... Dr. Beltrão
Fausto Maule ... Coronel Claudiomiro jovem
Mário Lima ... Seu João
Satã ... Fera
Nathan Corcino ... Padre do Cemitério
Docinho ... Padre do Pántano
Anderson Momesso ... Padre Aspirante
André Frateschi ... Repórter
Richard Graham Maddock ... Curador (as Richard Maddock)
Valdênia Rangel ... Vizinha 1
Ana Consania ... Vizinha 2
Alex Silva ... Menino 1
Guilherme Silva ... Menino 2
Kelvin Christian ... Menino 3
Andrey Marins ... Filho do Mário
Thrash ... Presidiário Tatuado (photo)
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Juliane Elting ... Mulher no Pulgatório
Carlos Primati ... Frightened guy at the bar
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Directed by
José Mojica Marins 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
José Mojica Marins  writer
Dennison Ramalho  writer

Produced by
Caio Gullane .... producer
Fabiano Gullane .... producer
Débora Ivanov .... producer
Gabriel Lacerda .... associate producer
Paulo Ribeiro .... associate producer
Paulo Sacramento .... producer
Patrick Siaretta .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
André Abujamra (original music by)
Marcio Nigro (original music by)
 
Cinematography by
José Roberto Eliezer 
 
Film Editing by
Paulo Sacramento 
 
Casting by
Alessandra Tosi 
 
Production Design by
Cassio Amarante  (as Cássio Amarante)
 
Art Direction by
Cassio Amarante 
 
Costume Design by
David Parizotti 
 
Makeup Department
Denise Borro .... makeup designer
 
Production Management
Pablo Torrecillas .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Luciana Baptista .... second assistant director
Dennison Ramalho .... chief assistant director
Tomás Rezende .... first assistant director
Carol Lutz Setubal .... third assistant director (as Carol Lutz Setúbal)
 
Art Department
Renato Blaschi .... storyboard artist
Fábio Goldfarb .... set designer
Bia Pessoa .... art painter
 
Sound Department
Simone Alves .... sound re-recording assistant
Raul Jooken Baptista .... sound editor
Miriam Biderman .... supervising sound editor
William Lopes .... sound editor
William Lopes .... sound effects editor
Daniel Soares Pedroso .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Ricardo Reis .... supervising sound editor
Louis Robin .... sound recordist
Armando Torres Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Marcelo A.M.P. .... special effects assistant
Kapel Furman .... special effects coordinator (as André Kapel)
Kapel Furman .... special effects makeup (as André Kapel)
 
Visual Effects by
Luis Ignacio Barrague .... conforming editor
Omar Colocci .... digital effects artist
Marcelo Ferreira PeeJay .... digital effects artist
Fabian Gamarra .... data manager
Rogério Marinho .... visual effects
Robson Sartori .... visual effects coordinator
Karina Vanes .... post production coordinator
Ariel Wollinger .... film scanning and recording supervisor
Mariana Zdravca .... post production coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Pedro Eliezer .... additional camera operator
Marco T. Guglielmoni .... Steadicam operator (as Marco Túlio Guglielmoni)
Ulisses Malta .... gaffer
Rodrigo Reis .... second assistant camera
Virgílio Roveda .... additional camera operator
Denner Silva .... electrician
Fernanda Tanaka .... first assistant camera
 
Animation Department
Alessandro Ceglia .... animator
Andy Lyon .... animator
Guilherme Marcondes .... opening animation
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alexandre Herchcovitch .... costumes: guest designer
 
Editorial Department
Claudio Colangello .... film recordist
Fábio Fatorelli .... assistant editor
Daniel T. Müller .... post-production assistant
Ely Silva .... color grader
Rodrigo Sousa e Sousa .... color grading assistant
David Block .... colorist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Patrícia Portaro .... music clearance
Carlos Primati .... musical consultant
 
Other crew
Rodrigo Castellar .... set manager
Marcelo Colaiacovo .... stand-in: José Mojica Marins
Nilcemar Leyart .... continuity
Manuela Mandler .... marketing coordinator
Crounel Marins .... director assistant
Merisol Marins .... director assistant
Leandro Scorsafava .... archival supervisor
Roberto Wolf .... stand-in: Jece Valadão
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Encarnação do Demônio" - Brazil (original title)
"Devil's Reincarnation" - USA (literal English title)
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Runtime:
94 min | Argentina:90 min (Mar del Plata Film Festival)
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Coffin Joe:[from trailer] No! It's all lies! No! No!
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23 out of 31 people found the following review useful.
Good trash cult, 11 August 2008
Author: calneto from Rio de Janeiro

I must confess to not having seen the first two installments of this Brazilian cult series (At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul & This Night I Will Possess Your Corpse). I tried renting them in Brazil, but couldn't find them.

Still, the movie is definitely fun to watch, even without prior knowledge of the story of Josefel Zanatas, the undertaker also known as Zé do Caixão (Coffin Joe).

Without giving much away, Zé do Caixão is obsessed with having a perfect son, born to a perfect woman, which he likes to refer to as "the continuation of the blood". He is also a hard-core atheist and sadist.

I personally think that Zé's atheism is one of the most interesting facets of this movie. Instead of slipping through the easy path of satanism, Zanatas (almost an anagram of Satanás, Satan in Portuguese) remains a down-to-the-bone atheist, even when confronted with visions of hell and of past victims of his sadist rites. It is this that gives him his alleged superiority. He is free, as he puts it himself. Free of all belief in false (theist) morals.

This if of course a trash movie, though with much larger budget than his previous work, so one should not expect to see Hollywoodesque special effects. Yet Mr. Marins creativity is still captivating, and delivers marvelous scenes, such as that of a naked woman leaving a dead pig carcass (no special effects here, it was a true pig). Humor is also very present, and at some scenes even very experienced actors have a hard time concealing a smile.

All in all, 7 out of 10. But if you are only concerned with having fun, this movie is a 10 out of 10.

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