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The Man Who Copied (2003)
"O Homem Que Copiava" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  13 June 2003 (Brazil)
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André, relatively poor, falls in love with Silvia, a neighbor whom he spies with a telescope. Falling more and more in love with her, he begins to follow her around the city and realizes ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lázaro Ramos ...
André
Renata de Lélis ...
Caixa do supermercado #1
Sérgio Lulkin ...
Gerente do supermercado #1
Heitor Schmidt ...
Seu Gomide Bolha
Janaína Kremer Motta ...
Dona Maria Bolha (as Janaina Kremer Mota)
Gregory Garcia ...
Guigo Bolhinha
Sheron Menezzes ...
Guria esperta (as Sheron Menezes)
Carlos Cunha ...
Antunes (as Carlos Cunha Filho)
Leandra Leal ...
Sílvia
Giovana Fázio ...
Guria do soneto
Luana Piovani ...
Marinês
Marcelo Aquino ...
Namorado alemão
Roger Oliveira ...
André criança
Pedro Furtado ...
Mairoldi (voice)
Tereza Teixeira ...
Mãe de André
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André, relatively poor, falls in love with Silvia, a neighbor whom he spies with a telescope. Falling more and more in love with her, he begins to follow her around the city and realizes she works in a clothing shop. He works in a xerox place and makes a copy of a brand new 50 real bill in order to buy a dress from her store. This becomes a vice and he begins to photocopy more and more money, until it gets out of control. However, things begin to go wrong when he decides that photocopying is not the only way to make money... Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and some brief nudity | See all certifications »
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The Man Who Copied  »

Box Office

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$2,244 (USA) (22 April 2005)

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$23,573 (USA) (15 July 2005)
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Pedro Furtado, actor and son of the director Jorge Furtado, is on the bus that André and Cardoso hop in after the robbery. See more »

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It's got it all
18 September 2004 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

This movie has it all - adventure, crime, romance, friendship, humor. It's surprising - you newer know what's going to happen next, you're kept in suspense. It's personal and heartfelt without being tepid and pink.

The characters are very realistic and they make very fine, well balanced portraits. And it's a movie that can make you think a lot, if you want to - you can also choose just to hop on board and follow the flow of this journey.

Great ending! - I admit, I'm a weak sucker for an ending like that! :) This is a tenner! 10/10


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