Case of the Naves Brothers
Theatrical release poster
Directed byLuis Sérgio Person
Written byJean-Claude Bernadet
Luis Sérgio Person
Based onO Caso dos Irmãos Naves
by João Alamy Filho
Produced byGlauco Mirko Laurelli
Luis Sérgio Person
StarringRaul Cortez
Juca de Oliveira
CinematographyOswaldo de Oliveira
Edited byGlauco Mirko Laurelli
MC Filmes
Lauper Filmes
Distributed byMC Filmes
Release date
  • 1967 (1967)
Running time
92 minutes

Case of the Naves Brothers (Portuguese: O Caso dos Irmãos Naves) is a 1967 Brazilian drama film directed by Luis Sérgio Person. Based on a book by João Alamy Filho, the Naves brothers' lawyer, it tells the story of Joaquim and Sebastião Naves, who were arrested during the Estado Novo dictatorship and after being tortured confessed to a crime they did not commit. It was entered into the 5th Moscow International Film Festival.[1] The film was also selected as the Brazilian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 40th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]


See also


  1. ^ "5th Moscow International Film Festival (1967)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences