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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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Official submission of Brazil to the best foreign language film category of the 87th Academy Awards 2015. 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

[repeated line]
Leonardo: What's your level of laziness right now?
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Connections

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

Soundtracks

The Nutcracker (Op.71) - Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy
Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (as Piotr Ilitch Tchaikovsky)
Performed by Fabio Audi
Record label: Lacuna Filmes Ltda. / Polana Filmes Ltda.
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If you liked Beautiful Thing....
22 November 2014 | by See all my reviews

I confess, I've seen this movie at the local movie theater 3 times. As other reviewers have said, it's a subtle, charming, warm movie that gets into you heart and your head. For a small budget production it does a great job of feeling very complete with good cinematography, music and generally high production values. Our protagonists take you on a journey through the trials and tribulations of first and unrequited love, fighting for more independence from your parents, dealing with the school bullies, loneliness and jealousy. Whilst some (even big budget) movies tackle these topics and subtle emotions in a clunky, heavy handed, formulaic fashion but with The Way He Looks we find ourselves rooting for everyone, appreciating the fluster of teenage emotions and (as the core theme) remembering how breathless we felt when the first intoxicating buds of love sprung forth. If you liked the premise of Beautiful Thing, you'll love The Way He Looks. I think I'm going to see if for the 4th time tomorrow....


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