When the Gods Fall Asleep
Quandos os deuses cartaz
Brazilian title Quando os Deuses Adormecem
Directed by José Mojica Marins
Produced by Nélson Teixeira Mendes
Written by José Mojica Marins
Rubens Francisco Luchetti
Starring José Mojica Marins
Music by Kelpson Correa
Leonardo Maluf
Cinematography Edward Freund
Editing Jovita Pereira Dias
Genre Drama
Release date 1972
Country Brazil
Length 82 min
Language Portuguese
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Followed by


When the Gods Fall Asleep (1972) (original title: Quando os Deuses Adormecem) is a Brazilian film directed by José Mojica Marins. The film is a sequel to End of Man (1971)[1][2].

Art direction by Graveto.


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When the gods that rule the universe fall asleep, turmoil occurs on Earth. Finis Hominis, having returned to the mental hospital, again feels the need to leave the hospital and influence society.

There is a side-plot about the mental hospital's imminent closure when funding from an anonymous benefactor ceases.


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  The films of José Mojica Marins

At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul  •  A Praga  •   Adventurer's Fate  •  Awakening of the Beast  •  Embodiment of Evil  •  End of Man  •  Hellish Flesh
Hallucinations of a Deranged Mind  •  Fifth Dimension of Sex  •  D'Gajao Kills to Avenge  •  Demons and Wonders  •  Dr. Frank in the Fetish Clinic
Fatal Hours  •   God's Sentence  •  How to Console Widows  •  My Destiny in Your Hands  •  Perversion  •  The Virgin and the Macho Man
The Strange World of Coffin Joe  •  The Woman Who Made Doves Fly  •   The Prophet of Hunger  •  The Devil of Old Town  •   Strange Hostel of Pleasures
The Bloody Exorcism of Coffin Joe  •  The Marble Goddess  •  The Hour of Fear  •   This Night I'll Possess Your Corpse  •  Trilogy of Terror
Sex and Blood in the Trail of the Treasure  •  Women of the Violent Sex  •  When the Gods Fall Asleep

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