miércoles, 2 de enero de 2013

This Night I’ll Possess Your Corpse

The film is barely watchable as its ‘amateur’ actors are subjected to attacks of live poisonous spiders, are thrown into real snakepits, have their heads crushed in a press, and so on. Nonetheless, the shoestring production exudes a genuine sense of madness both in its imaginings and in the treatment of its participants , with the eccentric , seemingly out-of-control staging veering from the pathological to the surreal. The climatic scenes offer bloodcurdling visions of hell: a cave filled with crucified, near-naked men and women, some upside down, others arranged in irregularly angled diagonals, or the ice cave with denuded, frost-covered bodies merging with the crudely fashioned white (plaster) walls and pillars while Zé attacks them with heinous savagery.