Hallucinations of a Deranged Mind (1978)
aka Delírios de um Anormal
Genre: Horror
Country: Brazil | Director: José Mojica Marins
Language: Portuguese | Subtitles: English (Hardcoded)
Aspect ratio: 1.33:1 | Length: 83mn
Dvdrip H264 Mkv – 736×576 – 25fps – 1.51gb

Marins’ HALLUCINATIONS is a brilliant collage consisting of many disturbing, bizarre, and imaginatively perverse scenes which were censored from his earlier films. A man, Dr. Hamilton, is having nightmares in which Coffin Joe, Marins’ demonic alter-ego, repeatedly kidnaps his wife for the purpose of superhuman procreation (a theme which runs through the Coffin Joe films). Fellow psychiatrists seek the help of Marins the filmmaker, in an attempt to force Hamilton back into reality. Of course, Marins mastery of cinematic metaphysics throws all matter of logic and rationality to the dogs, so that what you get instead is a wild journey into the dark realms of the unconscious. The film is as much about Marins and his controversial career as it is an underground “head ” film, and to get anything out of it, it’s helpful to understand who and what Coffin Joe is. Once you can appreciate Marins’ mastery of “the aesthetics of garbage,” you’ll realise how brilliant and undervalued he is in international cinema.


Hallucinations of a Deranged Mind (1978)