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24 February 2016 @ 06:51 pm
Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho  
So, two years ago I recced a short film on Youtube. Now this little gem has been turned into a full length movie.

The Way He Looks (2014)

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.

I love it so much. ♥ It is charming, loving, funny and feels very real. It's a bit of a classic coming of age story, the main character just happens to be blind. And gay. :) One of my favourite movies from last year.



I would recommend anyone to buy the DVD, because there need to be more films like this, but if you can't/it's not available in your country, you can stream it online here and just fall a little in love with Leo and Gabriel.
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besamislabios: beso en la frentebesamislabios on February 24th, 2016 07:12 pm (UTC)
I love these movies. The short one was just so sweet and cute and I loved what they did with the feature film. :)
Hollyhollys_tree on February 24th, 2016 07:37 pm (UTC)
They are wonderful. ♥
I love that they never overdid the triangle thing and that Giovanna is more than the third wheel. And the boys are just adorable.
Stacey: Merthur Smile Big 1.02geekslave on February 24th, 2016 07:46 pm (UTC)
I've seen parts of this movie on Netflix and, even though I haven't had time to really watch the whole thing yet, the parts I've seen have absolutely made me smile.

Stacey
Hollyhollys_tree on February 24th, 2016 07:50 pm (UTC)
Oh, unfair, in Germany it's not on Netflix. *just checked*
You should take the time to watch the whole thing, it's worth it! ;)
Staceygeekslave on February 25th, 2016 01:52 am (UTC)
I definitely plan on watching it as soon as I can. It's at the top of my list after I watch some movies nominated for Oscars this year.

Stacey
Amoretteamorette on February 24th, 2016 08:20 pm (UTC)
Omg hi!!! I havent seen you on my flist in so long. *clings* Happy to see you, hope you've been well!
Hollyhollys_tree on February 24th, 2016 08:55 pm (UTC)
I know! I've been gone so long! *clings right back* ♥
Stupid school, stealing all my time! But things have settled a bit and I missed fandom so much! I'm more than ready to be back!