O Caso dos Irmaos Naves / Case of the Naves Brothers (1967) DVD5
In 1937, during the most nervously repressive period in the reign of the Brazilian dictator Getulio Vargas, Joachim and Sebastian Naves, two brothers of the small city of Araguard, in south-central Brazil, were accused of murdering a business partner and stealing from him a considerable sum of money. This was not exactly a political crime, but the Government wanted a show of efficiency and a conviction; and under the direction of a relentless police lieutenant, confessions were extracted from the Naves brothers—by torture.
Although the brothers renounced their confessions in court, although they were ably defended by a courageous lawyer, and although neither a corpse nor the money was ever discovered, a conviction was obtained—after three trials—and the Naves brothers were sentenced to 25 years in jail...

DVD5 | NTSC 4:3 | 01:32:31 | 3.80 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Portugues
Subtitles: English, Espanol
Genre: Drama

Director: Luis Sergio Person
Cast: Anselmo Duarte, Raul Cortez, Juca de Oliveira
Country: Brazil

-- Al ladro (1962) short film

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