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Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho (2014)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 7 November 2014 (USA)
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Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Leonardo
Fabio Audi ... Gabriel
Tess Amorim ... Giovana
Lúcia Romano ... Laura
Eucir de Souza ... Carlos
... Maria
Isabela Guasco ... Karina
Victor Filgueiras ... Guilherme
Pedro Carvalho ... Fabio
Guga Auricchio ... Carlinhos
Bárbara Pereira ... Marta
Matheus Abreu ... William
Naruna Costa ... Professora Ana
Julio Machado ... Professor Rubens (as Júlio Machado)
Renata Novaes ... Sandra
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Storyline

Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exchange program abroad. When Gabriel, a new student in town, arrives at their classroom, new feelings blossom in Leonardo making him question his plans. Written by Daniel Ribeiro

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Not every love happens at first sight.

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Drama | Romance

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7 November 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Way He Looks  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

BRL 456,110 (Brazil), 10 April 2014, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,334, 7 November 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$101,137, 1 March 2015
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Trivia

The script was selected for the Berlinale Talent Campus - Script Station 2010. See more »

Goofs

During the camping trip pool scene, the pool side chairs which Gabriel and Leo go to sit down on are a noticeable distance apart in the long shot. When the shot changes to a close up, they are right beside each other. See more »

Quotes

Gabriel: Leo, if you had ever stolen a kiss from someone, how would you give it back?
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Connections

Spun-off from Eu Não Quero Voltar Sozinho (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

There's Too Much Love
(as "Too Much Love")
Written by Belle & Sebastian
Performed by Belle & Sebastian
Publisher: Sony ATV
Record label: Jeepster
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I am in love with this movie!
13 April 2014 | by See all my reviews

This movie is amazingly good. I already had a taste of it with the short "Eu não quero voltar sozinho" and could not wait to watch the full movie. I had great expectations before even seeing the teasers or trailers... The movie is sweet, delicate and makes you feel so good! The characters are really well constructed. You can see how the actors improved and grew up. The dialogues flow naturally, and the camera works really well with the story. Although I already knew what would happen (because of the short) I was thrilled on many scenes. A really nice touch of the movie was to use small dialogues of the short. The movie makes you want to sit on the movie theatre for many hours. The music made me really happy. I was bobbing my head every time Belle And Sebastian was on, and could not hide my smile on the entire movie. The scenes are so well constructed that you forget that you are watching a movie - it has a dream-like feeling, even on the scenes where there is prejudice. Daniel Ribeiro did an amazing job, and so did the actors. I am in love with the story. This movie is for everyone who believes in love.


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