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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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Ms. Merrywood
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Ivan L. Moody ...
Hobo Clown
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The Scorpion
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Wick (as Alexa Vega)
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The Magacian
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The Fool
Shawn Crahan ...
The Tamer
Maggie Rose Lally ...
Woe-Maiden (as Maggie 'Captain Maggots' Lally)
The Blessed Contessa Montebello ...
Woe-Maiden
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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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The film's soundtrack has a total of 12 songs. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

John: What is this place? Who are you?
Lucifer: My dear, petty man. I've been called many things: the chaos in the story, the anarchy in your thoughts, but for you, John, I am the excuse you give when you cannot follow the rules.
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Followed by The Devil's Carnival: Alleluia! (2014) See more »

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Beautiful Stranger
Written by Saar Hendelman and Terrance Zdunich
Performed by Nivek Ogre and Briana Evigan
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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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