At Midnight I Will Take Your Soul
Zé do Caixão is a grave digger in a small Brazilian town searching for the perfect woman to bear him a perfect child. He kills his wife, who is unable to conceive a child, and sets out to find someone else who can produce a child to continue his bloodline, and thus, grant him his only chance at immortality.
This Night I Will Possess Your Corpse
Zé do Caixão returns to continue his quest for the perfect bride. Aided by a hunchbacked assistant he embarks on an even more brutal campaign of terror. For his sins Zé is dragged head first into the underworld.
The Strange World Of Coffin Joe
A collection of three short films titled O Fabricante de Bonecas (The Dollmaker), Tara (Obsession), and Ideologia (Theory). Despite the title, the character of Coffin Joe does not appear in the film, and the film is not a part of the Coffin Joe trilogy (At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul, This Night I Will Possess Your Corpse, and Embodiment of Evil). The hymn-like title song was written by Marins, and performed by Edson Lopes and Brazilian Samba band Titulares do Ritmo.
Awakening Of The Beast
José Mojica Marins examines the drug culture of the 1960s in this brutally surreal exploitation flick, which the Brazilian government banned for more than 20 years. What seems to start out as a documentary - with Marins talking to doctors who've treated addicts - quickly turns fantastical as the physicians get four human guinea pigs to take LSD... and they all share the same horrifying hallucination.
End Of Man
A naked man comes out from the sea and begins to walk the streets, performing miracles and becoming a modern day messiah to his faithful followers.
Strange Hostel Of Naked Pleasures
During a tempestuous storm various people turn up at a hotel asking to stay for the night, only certain ones are allowed to stay by the mysterious owner. In the morning the guests realise their clocks have stopped at midnight, on questioning the owner they make a gruesome discovery.
Dr. George Medeiros is a brilliant scientist who does not find time for beautiful wife Rachel. She falls in love with his beast friends, Oliver, and soon after the two plan to kill George and inherit his fortune. Rachel throws acid on George's face, disfiguring it. As he recovers in hospital he contemplates his plan for revenge.
Hallucinations Of A Deranged Mind
A psychiatric doctor is driven insane plagued by nightmarish visions of Zé do Caixão's subterranean world of bizarre horror. Under analysis it is discovered that he has a pathological fear that Zé has sexual designs on his beautiful wife and this is causing his horrific and diabolical dreams.
The Strange World Of Mojica Marins
Explores the life of Brazilian cult horror director, José Mojica Marins, who has been dubbed a cross between Russ Meyer and Luis Bunuel. Combining footage from his films and interviews with the director, the documentary raises complex questions about the nature of acting and artifice and the difference between cinema and reality.