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The Devil's Carnival (2012)

 -  Horror | Musical  -  30 March 2012 (USA)
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Lost souls enter The Devil's Carnival where they are each faced with the sins they committed in life.

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Painted Doll
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Hellharmonic Musician
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Ticket-Keeper
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Goth Girl (as Ginny Glaser)
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The Tamer
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Zonbie clown
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Ms. Merrywood
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John
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Shadowy Man
Zach Kasik ...
Hellharmonic Musician
Zero Kazama ...
Fire Wielder
Maggie Rose Lally ...
Woe-Maiden (as Maggie 'Captain Maggots' Lally)
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The Major
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Benjamin Michael Marsh ...
Carnie
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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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Карнавал Дьявола  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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Of all the carnies in the carnival, Wick - played by Alexa PenaVega - is the only one with an actual name. The other carnies are named by titles, such as Hobo Clown, Painted Doll, The Scorpion, and the Ticket-Keeper. See more »

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Approx 42 min in the movie when John is in the house of mirrors there are many camera crew and cameras visible in the reflections. See more »

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Ticket-Keeper: Has anyone seen The Scorpion? A rebel in Hell... how original.
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Very Entertaining
12 May 2012 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

I don't normally write these things. This film is very fun and the music alone is enough to move your imagination. You have to enjoy everything from the gritty feel of the carnival to the creepy Doll shop of God. It really pulls you in with a sense of wonder. This is one that nobody should miss. It is and will become a pop culture flick that sneaks into the mainstream society.

The performances were amazing. You can never go wrong with the chaos formula that Terrance and Darren have sort of mastered. Emilie Autumn has a fun yet elegantly wicked performance. You can really believe the Ticket-Keeper is a real creature of the pits thanks to the performance of Dayton Callie. Briana Evigan and Sean Patrick Flanery, do astounding job with their characters.

Miss this and you will be missing out on great music, story, and a little bit of lesson in morals.


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