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The Devil's Carnival (2012)

Lost souls enter The Devil's Carnival where they are each faced with the sins they committed in life.
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Woe-Maiden (as Maggie 'Captain Maggots' Lally)
The Blessed Contessa Montebello ...
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Three individuals have, somehow, found their way to a carnival, set in hell, and run by the devil. The trio is made up of a kleptomaniac, an obsessed father, and a gullible teenager, all of whom are doomed to repeat the very sins that delivered them to the carnival's doorsteps. Written by And1

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30 March 2012 (USA)  »

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Карнавал Дьявола  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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A few rules are visible from the list of the 666 policed rules. Those include: #1 No refunds given at any time. #2 No lip, backtalk, or sass to our Dark Lord. #3 No hope or prayers that God will save you. #4 No monkeys jumping on any beds #5 No crying wolf, shark, or Sasquatch. #6 No running, jumping, or cartwheels with scissors. #7 No take backs. See more »

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When Tamara walks out of the cage, a stage light is visible. See more »

Quotes

Ms. Merrywood: Take only what you need? Well, I need it all!
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Prick! Goes The Scorpion's Tale
Written by Saar Hendelman and Terrance Zdunich
Performed by Emilie Autumn
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Quirky dark film
28 October 2012 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

You will either like this movie or hate it - there is no in between. If a blend of Rocky Horror and the Twilight Zone sounds intriguing, then I urge you to give The Devil's Carnival a try. The story follows 3 of Aesop's Fables with 3 recently deceased individuals going to hell. Personally, the location feels more like purgatory - where persons are given an opportunity to relive past mistakes but make better decisions.

The music, costumes and makeup were perfect for the movie - not state of the art, but definitely above B horror flick. Except for Sean Patrick Flanery and Paul Sorvino, I didn't recognize any of the cast (although I know that Alexa Vega had a role). I actually like independent movies since they aren't polished and perfected.

Find a trailer and watch before viewing the entire movie. If the trailer sucks to you, keep on moving. But if you like weird things like I do, give it a try. You'll be glad you did.


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