O Ritual dos Sádicos (Awakening of the Beast)
O Ritual dos Sádicos (Awakening of the Beast) (1970)

Brazilian horror icon Jose Mojica Marins explores the drug culture as only he can in this distinctive blend of terror and surrealistic images. A group of leading Brazilian psychiatrists have come together to debate the effects of… More

Rated: NC-17
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Release Date: January 1, 1970
DVD Release Date: July 28, 2009
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Carlos Magalhães
Marins shows again that he has a great eye for creating unsettling compositions, but while it isn't hard to see what he wants to do here, his climactic… More
Christopher Brown
Interesting and odd entry in the Coffin Joe series. Takes a while to realize that it is actually a Coffin Joe flick, but that Marins craziness is there from… More
Cindy I
I'm tempted to rate this a five just for the sheer perversity of it all. But as much fun as it is to make sport of, it's a really bad movie. One… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
Maybe i need to rewatch this.