The Amulet of Ogum
Film poster
Directed byNelson Pereira dos Santos
Written byNelson Pereira dos Santos
Francisco Santos
Produced byNelson Pereira dos Santos
StarringNey Santanna
CinematographyNelson Pereira dos Santos
Edited bySeverino Dadá
Release date
  • 1974 (1974)
Running time
112 minutes

The Amulet of Ogum (Portuguese: O Amuleto de Ogum) is a 1974 Brazilian drama film directed and co-written by Nelson Pereira dos Santos. It was entered into the 1975 Cannes Film Festival.[1] It was also selected as the Brazilian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 48th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]



The Amulet of Ogum was distributed in the United States in February 1987 with a 117-minute running time.[3]

See also


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Amulet of Ogum". Retrieved 27 April 2009.
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  3. ^ Klain, Jane, ed. (1989). International Motion Picture Almanac for 1989 (60 ed.). Quigley Publishing Company, Inc. p. 409. ISBN 0-900610-40-9.