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Not by Chance (2007)

Não Por Acaso (original title)
Three control freaks lose the people they love.


Philippe Barcinski
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Credited cast:
Rodrigo Santoro ... Pedro
Leonardo Medeiros ... Ênio
Letícia Sabatella ... Lúcia
Branca Messina Branca Messina ... Teresa
Rita Batata Rita Batata ... Bia
Cássia Kis Cássia Kis ... Iolanda (as Cássia Kiss)
Ney Piacentini Ney Piacentini ... Nogueira
Graziella Moretto Graziella Moretto ... Mônica (as Graziela Moretto)
Cacá Amaral Cacá Amaral ... Tobias
Sílvia Lourenço Sílvia Lourenço ... Paula
Giulio Lopes ... Jaime
Milhem Cortaz ... Paiva
Noemi Marinho Noemi Marinho ... Regina
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Zeca Auricchio Zeca Auricchio ... Seu Poli
Renato da Matta Renato da Matta ... Pool Contestant


Three control freaks lose the people they love.

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Release Date:

7 June 2007 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

No por casualidad See more »

Filming Locations:

São Paulo, Brazil

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital


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Written by Tiago Bittencourt
Performed by Nasi
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The Poet of Image.
6 June 2007 | by guilhermeboniniSee all my reviews

Phellipe is a poet of image, since hi's short films, he write with poetry the image in movement, i have the honor to be hi's student, it's wonderful to see him for the first time in a cinema! Congratulations! In his first film, "The Stairs", i saw an different point of view of narrative, the man who upstairs, don't move it in any other side, so he put the camera in many point's of you don't see anything, just the stairs, so the man became a insane person because he couldn't move it, Barcinski make an idea about the lost of a mind control with the person, in this film, it's about the casualty in change's life in 2 second's, and the lost of the life control, so it's interesting to saw two point of view about the lose control of life and mind.

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