The Way He Looks
aka Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho
First screened in September 2014
Director: Daniel Ribeiro. Cast: Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi, Tess Amorim, Selma Egrei, Eucir de Souza, Isabela Guasco, Lúcia Romano, Victor Filgueiras, Júlio Machado, Naruna Costa. Screenplay: Daniel Ribeiro.

Twitter Capsule: Invites "modest" and "sweet" as dignified critical terms. Fulfills appealing formula, with winning tweaks.

VOR:   Its amiable, pop-friendly generic conservatism is a breath of fresh air in this context. Nice twist to have handsome new kid crushing on protagonist, not just the reverse.

Photo © 2014 Strand Releasing/Lacuna Filmes

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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