Graciliano Ramos’ period he spent in prison after being considered a subversive element by the government. Read More »
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Azyllo Muito Louco / The Alienist (1970) Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Nildo Parente, Isabel Ribeiro, Arduíno Colassanti, Comedy, Drama
Based on 19th century story “O Alienista” by great Brazilian writer Machado de Assis, the film is a free adaptation, telling the story of Catholic priest Simão Bacamarte who comes to the small town of Serafim to investigate on the phenomenon of madness and ends up putting most of its inhabitants in an asylum, making things get out of control.
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