The arrival of a new student in school changes Leonardo's life. This 15 year-old blind teenager has to deal with the jealousy of his friend Giovana while figuring out the new feelings he's having towards his new friend, Gabriel.
After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.
In a suburb of London, young Jamie is escaping sport hours, to avoid being the victim of his comrades. Young Ste, his neighbor, is beaten by his father, and comes to sleep overnight. They discover new feelings, sleeping in the same bed.
After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay.
Matias and Jeronimo know each other since childhood. Their friendship takes a new turn during the holiday before starting high school when they both experience their sexual awakening. ... See full summary »
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
Official submission of Brazil to the best foreign language film category of the 87th Academy Awards 2015. See more »
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 »
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. See more »
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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