The Alienist (film)

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The Alienist
The Alienist film.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Nelson Pereira dos Santos
Produced by Nelson Pereira dos Santos
Luiz Carlos Barreto
Roberto Farias
César Thedim
Written by Nelson Pereira dos Santos
Based on O Alienista
by Machado de Assis
Starring Nildo Parente
Isabel Ribeiro
Music by Guilherme Magalhães Vaz
Cinematography Dib Lutfi
Edited by Rafael Justo Valverde
Distributed by Ipanema Filmes
Release date
  • 29 November 1970 (1970-11-29)[1]
Running time
100 minutes
Country Brazil
Language Portuguese

The Alienist (Portuguese: Azyllo Muito Louco, also known as O Alienista) is a 1970 Brazilian comedy film directed by Nelson Pereira dos Santos. The film was entered into the 1970 Cannes Film Festival.[2]



It was shot in the city of Paraty in the state of Rio de Janeiro.[3]


  1. ^ "Azyllo Muito Louco" (in Portuguese). Cinemateca Brasileira. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Alienist". Retrieved 2009-04-10. 
  3. ^ Mattos, Carlos Alberto (2002). "Walter Lima Júnior: viver cinema". Casa da Palavra. p. 143. 

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