A Very Crazy Asylum

Azyllo Muito Louco (Original title)

1970 Comedy

About

In another literary adaptation – this time Machado de Assis’ novella O Alienista – and his first color film, dos Santos unleashes an extravagant, maddening excoriation of Brazil’s military dictatorship of the 1970s. As usual, the director exploits all cinematic constituents in his palette – a radically intrusive and discordant soundtrack, non sequitur editing, exaggerated camera angles and all man...

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Written by

Nelson Pereira dos Santos (Screenplay)
Machado de Assis (Original Story)

Runtime

79 minutes

Country

Brazil

Language

Portuguese

Cast