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The Man from the Future (2011)
"O Homem do Futuro" (original title)

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Zero (Wagner Moura) is a brilliant scientist, but unfortunate because 20 years ago was publicly humiliated and lost in college Helena (Alinne Moraes) the love of his life. One day, an ... See full summary »

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Zero
Alinne Moraes ...
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Sandra
Fernando Ceylão ...
Otávio
Gabriel Braga Nunes ...
Ricardo
Daniel Uemura ...
Sushi
José Steimberg ...
Sr. Arlindo
Malu Rodrigues ...
Aluna
Gregório Duvivier ...
Engravatado 1991
Bruno Gradim ...
Antonio
Rodolfo Bottino ...
Barman
Paulo Roque ...
Apostador do Bar 1
Arley Veloso ...
Apostador do Bar 2
Raul Barretto ...
Professor do Zero
Jean Pierre Noher ...
Mayer
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Zero (Wagner Moura) is a brilliant scientist, but unfortunate because 20 years ago was publicly humiliated and lost in college Helena (Alinne Moraes) the love of his life. One day, an accidental experience with one of his inventions makes him travel in time, more precisely, to the past. After the chance to change his story, Zero returns to this totally changed. Written by Leonardo Letaif

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Nada será como antes. (Nothing will be like before).

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L'uomo dal futuro  »

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Radiohead's special permission was granted in order to their song "Creep" be on the movie's soundtrack, which is sung by the main actor, Wagner Moura. See more »

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By My Side
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Performed by INXS
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One of Brazil's finest films!
12 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I say that this is one of Brazil's finest films, that is not to say that Hollywood makes great movies, because I think that Hollywood makes about 1/15 films that are worth watching.

That being said, this film is fantastic. It is a perfect balance of comedy and drama. A little heavier on the drama I would say.

The acting in it is amazing. Obviously who stands out in the film is the main actor Wagner Moura. He is amazing in just about everything he does. This character was great for him because it is very different than what I am used to seeing him in. Excellent acting!

The film takes you on a journey of many emotions. You will laugh and would have to be near heartless not to cry. The character is someone who a lot of people can relate to.

The story is fantastic. If you are like me, who has seen as lot of movies, than you will be skeptical to see another "time-travel" movie. I can tell you that this one is very different. It has a great moral to the story.

On another note, this film also has some pretty good special effects.

Go watch this movie!


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