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Still: Embodiment of Evil

Embodiment of Evil

4 Jul 200916 Jul 2009

In this final part of the demented trilogy, Coffin Joe is let out of prison and immediately recruits a new group of disciples to help continue his search for a woman who will bear him a son - a literal process of elimination that results in torture and carnage. On one level this all feels pretty silly, but Marins, as both actor and director, conjures up a genuine sense of diabolical dread and maleficent intensity. There's a lot to giggle at, but also plenty of powerful horror imagery.

Dir Jose Mojica Marins, Brazil 2008, 90 mins, Cert 18

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