The Man of the Year (O Homem do Ano) (2003)
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Release Date: Aug 1, 2003 Wide
Average Rating: 3.9/5
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A cinematic study of the bleak realities of modern day Brazil, O Homen do Ano (aka Man of the Year) follows the brooding Máiquel (Murilo Benicio) as he discovers that the smallest changes in life can make the biggest differences. Jobless and insecure to the point where he can't even face himself in the mirror, a terrified Máiquel enters a salon to have his hair died platinum blond after losing a soccer bet to a friend. His new look supplying an unexpected jolt of confidence, Máiquel asks Cledir
Aug 1, 2003 Wide
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If City of God is Brazil's answer to The Godfather, then The Man of the Year is Rio's GoodFellas.
Like a sucker punch to the gut, it's vigorous and direct enough to suggest Fonesca may well be a director to watch.
Os pequenos tropeços morais da história são compensados pelo bom humor dos diálogos e das situações desenvolvidas pelo roteiro.
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