At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul

June 25, 2013 at 12:23 am (9 Heads, At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul) (, , , )

At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul – 1964 – Brazil

At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul was written and directed by the iconic Jose Marins, who also stars as his alter ego Zé do Caixão (a.k.a. Coffin Joe). The character and story supposedly occurred to Marins in a dream, in which a dark figure led him to a cemetery and showed him his own grave. As Brazil’s first horror film, At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul was inspired by American horror, evidenced by themes recalling the ironic morality plays of EC Comics’ Tales from the Crypt

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