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The Movie of My Life (2017)

O Filme da Minha Vida (original title)
Young Tony decides to return to his hometown. There, he discovers his father has returned to France claiming to miss his friends and country of origin. Tony ends up becoming a teacher, and finds himself amid conflicts and inexperience.

Director:

Selton Mello

Writers:

Selton Mello, Antonio Skármeta (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Vincent Cassel ... Nicolas Terranova
Selton Mello ... Paco
Bruna Linzmeyer ... Luna Madeira
Martha Nowill Martha Nowill ... Camélia
Antonio Skármeta Antonio Skármeta ... Esteban Coppeta
Bia Arantes Bia Arantes ... Petra Madeira
Vitória Strada Vitória Strada ... Dancer
Rolando Boldrin ... Giuseppe
Johnny Massaro Johnny Massaro ... Tony Terranova
Renan Monteiro ... Rodrigo
Erika Januza ... Tita
Ondina Clais Ondina Clais ... Sofia Terranova
Miwa Yanagizawa Miwa Yanagizawa ... Brigite
João Prates João Prates ... Augusto Madeira
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Storyline

Based on a novel "A Distant Father" by Antonio Skármeta, same author from "Il Postino :The Postman" and "No". The sierras of southern Brazil, 1963. The son of an French man and a Brazilian woman, Tony is a young man with a profound love of cinema and poetry. After graduating from college he returns to his small town in rural Brazil, to find out that his father had left for good. Tony then looks for the company of his father's friends in search of information and references of a lost male role model. He becomes a school teacher and a male figure to kids, in an attempt to provide them with something he lacks himself. A series of developments lead him to a surprising final lead on his father whereabouts and reasons for leaving.

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The scene in which the 8-year-old Tony learns to ride a bike with his father's help was real. The child actor Gabriel Reginato was riding a bike for the first time and Vincent Cassel's reaction to seeing the boy succeed was authentic. See more »

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Poetic
29 September 2020 | by slidearchitectureSee all my reviews

Enjoy every second of movie.....late after, stayed thinking about life, love and memories....This kind a movie switch side back synopsis and etc, emphasize life and senses.....bravo


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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese | Spanish | French

Release Date:

17 November 2017 (USA) See more »

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$1,114,594
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