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The Devil's Carnival (2012)

Not Rated | | Horror, Musical | 30 March 2012 (USA)
Lost souls enter The Devil's Carnival where they are each faced with the sins they committed in life.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Patrick Flanery ... John
Briana Evigan ... Ms. Merrywood
Jessica Lowndes ... Tamara
Terrance Zdunich ... Lucifer
Dayton Callie ... Ticket-Keeper
Emilie Autumn Emilie Autumn ... Painted Doll
Ivan L. Moody ... Hobo Clown
Marc Senter ... The Scorpion
Kevin 'ohGr' Ogilvie Kevin 'ohGr' Ogilvie ... The Twin (as Nivek Ogre)
Alexa PenaVega ... Wick (as Alexa Vega)
Bill Moseley ... The Magacian
Mighty Mike Murga ... The Fool
Shawn Crahan ... The Tamer
Maggie Rose Lally Maggie Rose Lally ... Woe-Maiden (as Maggie 'Captain Maggots' Lally)
The Blessed Contessa Montebello The Blessed Contessa Montebello ... Woe-Maiden
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Storyline

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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Horror | Musical

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Not Rated

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 March 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Карнавал Дьявола See more »

Filming Locations:

Riverside, California, USA

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$500,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

At the Chicago stop on the initial road tour, a fan asked Terrance Zdunich and Darren Lynn Bousman if Ms. Merrywood had a first name. They said no, but allowed the fan to come up with one. The name she came up with was Kathleen. See more »

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Boom-mic falls into the shot at 6:12 into the film. See more »

Quotes

Lucifer: I'm not in the business of murdering innocent children. That's God's jurisdiction.
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Referenced in The 50 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen (2014) See more »

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Grace For Sale
Written by Saar Hendelman and Terrance Zdunich
Performed by Terrance Zdunich
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Whimsical and twisted
24 October 2012 | by rivertam26See all my reviews

Many a films have explored people's transgressions during their lives and their ultimate fates that await them. But never quite like this. The very creative film maker Daryn Lynn Bousman of the fantastic Repo! a Genetic Opera brings this whimsical inspired morality anthology tale to life as a horror tinged macabre musical. Centering on the souls of three innocent parties as they enter a carnival unlike no other possessing the choice of where they spend eternity through their actions. Although it's been done before in one way or another the films maniacal execution feels like something new altogether. Although far from perfect it's imagination limited by it's very low production values, bad sound mixing and generic cinematography the film always remains engaging throughout. Featuring of a cast of somewhat knowns like sexy Briana Evigan of Step Up 2, Burning Bright, Mother's Day and Sorority Row and the gorgeous Sean Patrick Flannery of Boondock Saints and Powder amongst a few cameos from the Repo! crew such as the always inspired Skinny Puppy and Paul Sorvino Devil's Carnival is not anywhere near being as great as Repo! due in big part to it's very short running time and not fully developed concept but at least there is someone still in the business that keeps trying to do new things flawed or not. Maybe next time around he'd do better to slow down a bit so we can relish in his twisted imagination instead of being stunted through it.


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