Coffin Joe: The Strange World of Jose Mojica Marins

A documentary about the life and career of Mojica Marins, Brazil’s greatest independent filmmaker, and the creator of Coffin Joe, one of the great icons of international horror movies. The film reveals the bizarre and sometimes tragic stories behind his movies, as well as Mojica’s own problems with alcohol, the Military Censorship Board, and tarantulas. A unique and disturbing documentary about an idiosyncratic and radical artist.

Brazil, 2000.
Colour/Black and white.
66 mins.

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