À MEIA-NOITE LEVAREI SUA ALMA (AT MIDNIGHT I'LL TAKE YOUR SOUL)

de José Mojica Marins

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Synopsis

The gravedigger in a Brazilian village is searching for a woman to conceive his diabolical first-born son. Who will be the lucky one? With this premise, Al Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul initiated horror genre filmmaking in Brazil and introduced its most iconic character into society: the inimitable Coffin Joe. The screening of this seminal work in Seven Chances will serve as a tribute to its creator, the recently deceased José Mojica Marins.

Director

José Mojica Marins

São Paulo, 1936. Director of innumerable short films and over thirty full-length movies, he became a social phenomenon after making At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul (64), the film where he first played the role of Zé do Caixão, the boogeyman from Braz

Technical information

Brasil. 1964

84 min

Director José Mojica Marins

Screenwriter José Mojica Marins

Cinematography Giorgio Attili

Editor Luiz Elias

With José Mojica Marins, Magda Mei, Nivaldo Lima

Edition: 2020
Section: Seven Chances
Original language: Portuguese

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