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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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Ticket-Keeper
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Benjamin Michael Marsh ...
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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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All the shooting had to be done at night since there is never any sun in the Devil's Carnival. See more »

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When Tamara saves the scorpion from the cage, the lock never opens revealing that he was never locked in. See more »

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The Fool: Though those grapes look green hanging down from Heaven's vine!
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The Devil's Carnival
Written by Saar Hendelman and Terrance Zdunich
Performed by Bill Moseley, Alexa PenaVega and Mighty Mike Murga
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A melodic romp to Hell
11 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I caught a screening of this on Easter Sunday which just brought a terrific sense of irony to the entire day. I am a big fan of Repo! The Genetic Opera and wanted to see if Terrance Zdunich and Darren Lynn Bousman could pull off another fantastic collaboration. I was not disappointed. The Devil's Carnival is such a unique film and it stands out from so much of the Hollywood hum-drudgery in so many ways. Firstly, the music was the very essence of originality and each of the singers/actors brought they're own different musical style to the film. The colors and the costumes and the sets were so very engaging and bright. Hell, even the extras looked fantastic. And, the whole movie had this amazing duality to it that really sucked me in. The dark and creepy atmosphere was contrasted by the bright colors and festive music. And even though it's a story about a carnival run by the devil, it's got a strange kind of morality to it. Sometimes I didn't know if I wanted to feel disturbed or elated, disgusted or thrilled. I love that in a movie! So, if you've got a taste for the "out of the box" movie experience. And, we're talking way out there, check out The Devil's Carnival.


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