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Possible Loves (2001)
"Amores Possíveis" (original title)

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Fifteen year ago, Carlos went to the cinema to meet Júlia, his university colleague with whom he was in love. She never showed up. Carlos was left waiting in the lobby alone. While he waits... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Carlos
Carolina Ferraz ...
Júlia
Emílio de Melo ...
Pedro
Beth Goulart ...
Maria
Irene Ravache ...
Carlos' Mother
Alberto Szafran ...
Lucas
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christine Fernandes ...
Meeting agency's secretary
Silvia Helena ...
Nua
Luíza Mariani ...
Dandara
Drica Moraes ...
Carol
Marcela Moura ...
Secretária
Silvio Posato ...
Garçom
Bemvindo Sequeira ...
Bilheteiro
Luciana Valério
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Fifteen year ago, Carlos went to the cinema to meet Júlia, his university colleague with whom he was in love. She never showed up. Carlos was left waiting in the lobby alone. While he waits, something happens which will change his life. A scene, an encounter, an unfinished sentence... Something insignificant, but which will determine the character's life. Fifteen years later, we follow three completely different versions of Carlos's life. In one, he is a man divided between the stability of a secure life in a lukewarm marriage, and the growing desire to live a great love affair. In the second, he is homosexual and places passion above all else. In the third possible life, Carlos is a man who hasn't yet discovered love, and lives through successive disastrous relationships in search of the perfect woman. One of them is his real life. Another is not his life. And a third is the life he'd like to lead. Which is his true life ? Written by luiza do brasil

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Carlos: Pedro, would you be capable of waiting for someone?
Pedro: I am waiting...
Carlos: Seriously, could you wait for a woman for very long time?
Pedro: I'm not exactly famous for being patient with the opposite sex. How long?
Carlos: 15 years.
Pedro: 15 years?! I thought you mean half an hour, 20 minutes! No woman deserves that long...
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Amores Possíveis
Written by João Nabuco & Antonio Villeroy
Performed by Paulinho Mosca (as Paulinho Moska)
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A well-made comedy about 3 possible love lives of 1 person
19 December 2002 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

"Possible Loves" doesn't pretend to be more than a romantic comedy, "realistic" in its way. I thought it was as good as any produced in Hollywood. Not every Brazilian film has to be depressing. Happiness, and even prosperity, are also possible.

Of course this isn't the first funny Brazilian movie, but it's been a long time since "Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands", and "Bye Bye Brazil," and they were both set in a Brazil that was already passing out of existence. "Possible Loves" is not only funny but takes modern life for granted.


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