Coffin Joe: The Rising
first Coffin Joe movie in English
This project will bring to the international screens the idiosyncratic
character Zé do Caixão, known
in the English speaking world as Coffin Joe,
infamous undertaker created by the iconic Master of Brazilian
Horror, Director Mojica Marins.
Marins is regarded as one of the few auteurs of horror"
Kamera Oculta. Director of over forty films during the 60's
and 70's, Mojica was one of the most censored artists in Brazil.
Known for one creation in particular: the character Zé
do Caixão an evil sadistically cruel torturer,
characterized by his sartorial style trade mark: black cape,
top hat and displaying the longer curling nails anyone has
Zé do Caixão is an unstoppable
invocation of an evil ego run riot, preacher of the masses,
and Anti Christ - notwithstanding feverishly afflicted by
moral issues concerning the meaning of good and evil, a true
poet of horror.
co producers in Canada and Spain.