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Encarnação do Demônio (Devil's Reincarnation) (Embodiment of Evil) (2009)

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It's been thirty years since Zé do Caixão was locked away in an asylum for the mentally ill, but now the sadistic gravedigger is back and determined to find a woman capable of carrying his demonic seed. As Zé makes his way through the streets of Sao Paolo on a bloody quest to fulfill an unholy destiny, he is confronted by unnatural laws and leaves a diabolical trail of terror in his wake. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

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Critic Reviews for Encarnação do Demônio (Devil's Reincarnation) (Embodiment of Evil)

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (1)

It may tickle a type of hardened horror connoisseur, but most will want a shower after seeing it.

July 3, 2009 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
Time Out
Top Critic

Imagine Aleister Crowley by way of the Marquis de Sade with a theatrical flamboyance, a voracious blasphemer in a Catholic culture...

April 1, 2011 | Full Review…
Parallax View

Marins turns this final chapter in the character's quest for everlasting life into a Grand Guignol geek show, complete with shocking sequences of vivisection, cannibalism, and sexual sadism.

August 28, 2009 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
PopMatters

Much demented laughter and lavish screams of terror decorate José Mojica Marins's outré Brazilian horror.

July 3, 2009 | Rating: 3/5
London Evening Standard

Beginning in prison, ending in a fairground house of horror, and taking in torture chambers, slums and Purgatory on the way, this is the bad-taste trip of a lifetime.

July 3, 2009 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Hardcore horror fans will no doubt be impressed, but the cultural justification for this level of hateful misogyny must be slim indeed.

July 3, 2009 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…
Times (UK)

Audience Reviews for Encarnação do Demônio (Devil's Reincarnation) (Embodiment of Evil)

½

It is fun to see how it updates the trashy quality of Coffin Joe's previous films to modern times, but Marins is a terrible actor (what happened to the guy who used to dub him?) and the movie is a ridiculous mess that also exaggerates in its mindless scenes of violence against women.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer

½

Very weak and badly made, dispite of a few scary moments. Encarnacao do Demonio, is one of the worst of Mojica and Coffin Joe. Rotten.

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer

½

God, I loves me some Coffin Joe. Ole CJ is back and still in search of a woman to birth him a superior child. Along the way we see a vision of Hell/Purgatory, CJ's torture chamber and an insane priest/WWE wrestler. Awesome stuff.

Christopher  Brown
Christopher Brown

Super Reviewer

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