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 +The first Coffin Joe film À meia noite levarei sua alma (At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul, 1964, Brazil, José Mojica Marins) was Brazil's first horror film. It is a sensational and cruel début. The opening scene features Coffin Joe (played by José ...
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 +"Coffin Joe and Jose Mojica Marins: strange men for strange times Andre Barcinski opposite: Jose Mojica Marins in the role of his lifelong alter-ego Ze do Ca1xao ("Coffin Joe"). above: Brazilian 'Coffin Joe' comic books, testament to the iconic." --''[[Fear Without Frontiers: Horror Cinema Across the Globe]]'' (2003) by [[Steven Jay Schneider]]
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'''José Mojica Marins''' (13 March 1936 – 19 February 2020) was a [[Brazilian filmmaker]], actor, composer, screenwriter, and television [[horror host]]. Marins is also known for creating and playing the character '''[[Coffin Joe]]''' (loosely translated from '''Zé do Caixão''') in a series of [[horror film]]s; the character has since gone on to become his [[alter ego]] as well as a [[pop culture icon]], a [[horror icon]], and a [[cult figure]]. The popularity of Coffin Joe in Brazil has led to the character being referred to as "Brazil's National Boogeyman" and "Brazil's [[Freddy Krueger]]". '''José Mojica Marins''' (13 March 1936 – 19 February 2020) was a [[Brazilian filmmaker]], actor, composer, screenwriter, and television [[horror host]]. Marins is also known for creating and playing the character '''[[Coffin Joe]]''' (loosely translated from '''Zé do Caixão''') in a series of [[horror film]]s; the character has since gone on to become his [[alter ego]] as well as a [[pop culture icon]], a [[horror icon]], and a [[cult figure]]. The popularity of Coffin Joe in Brazil has led to the character being referred to as "Brazil's National Boogeyman" and "Brazil's [[Freddy Krueger]]".
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The Routledge Companion to World Cinema

The first Coffin Joe film À meia noite levarei sua alma (At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul, 1964, Brazil, José Mojica Marins) was Brazil's first horror film. It is a sensational and cruel début. The opening scene features Coffin Joe (played by José ...


"Coffin Joe and Jose Mojica Marins: strange men for strange times Andre Barcinski opposite: Jose Mojica Marins in the role of his lifelong alter-ego Ze do Ca1xao ("Coffin Joe"). above: Brazilian 'Coffin Joe' comic books, testament to the iconic." --Fear Without Frontiers: Horror Cinema Across the Globe (2003) by Steven Jay Schneider


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José Mojica Marins (13 March 1936 – 19 February 2020) was a Brazilian filmmaker, actor, composer, screenwriter, and television horror host. Marins is also known for creating and playing the character Coffin Joe (loosely translated from Zé do Caixão) in a series of horror films; the character has since gone on to become his alter ego as well as a pop culture icon, a horror icon, and a cult figure. The popularity of Coffin Joe in Brazil has led to the character being referred to as "Brazil's National Boogeyman" and "Brazil's Freddy Krueger".



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