O Homem do Futuro

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O Homem do Futuro
Man from the Future.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Cláudio Torres
Produced by Tatiana Quintella
Cláudio Torres
Written by Cláudio Torres
Starring Wagner Moura
Alinne Moraes
Gabriel Braga Nunes
Maria Luisa Mendonça
Music by Luca Raele
Mauricio Tagliari
Cinematography Ricardo Della Rosa
Edited by Sérgio Mekler
Production
  company
Conspiração Filmes
Globo Filmes
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date(s)
  • September 2, 2011 (2011-09-02)
Running time 106 minutes
Country Brazil
Language Portuguese
Budget R$8 million[1]
Box office R$11,498,810[2]

O Homem do Futuro (lit. "The Man from the Future") is a 2011 Brazilian romantic comedy film directed by Cláudio Torres.[3] The film stars Wagner Moura and Alinne Moraes. It was shot in Paulínia and Campinas, cities of São Paulo, and in Rio de Janeiro.[4]

Plot[edit]

In 2011, João "Zero" (Moura), a bitter but brilliant physicist spends his days brooding over the fateful night 20 years ago, where he was publicly betrayed and humiliated at a college party by his girlfriend. Although heading one of the largest scientific projects in Brazil, his eccentricities and tantrums let him on the verge of being fired by his college roommate and current sponsor, Sandra. Aided by best friend - and fellow scientist - Otávio (Ceylão), Zero turns on the unfinished machine he developed that was supposed to ensure his wealth as well as a new source of sustainable energy for mankind.

To his surprise, the reaction caused by the machine proves able to open a bridge to the past, leading him by the year 1991, in the traumatic night in which the beautiful Helena (Moraes) left him for popular playboy Ricardo (Nunes). He will then see that changing the facts can be more difficult and confusing than it sounds. Returning to an altered present, Zero learns that his younger self used his knowledge about the future to become a powerful and corrupted businessman, even more separated from Helena. His only alternative is to return to the past once more and prevent himself from changing the present while trying to avoid time paradoxes caused by the presence of three versions of himself in 1991.

Cast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Camargo, Maiara (September 2, 2011). "Wagner Moura se encontra com ele mesmo em 'O Homem do Futuro'". O Estado de S. Paulo (in Portuguese). Grupo Estado. Retrieved June 23, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Filmes Brasileiros Lançados - 1995 a 2013" (in Portuguese). Ancine. p. 11. Archived from the original on June 16, 2014. Retrieved June 23, 2014. 
  3. ^ Smith, Ian Hayden (2012). International Film Guide 2012. p. 79. ISBN 978-1908215017. 
  4. ^ "Comentário convidado: O Homem do Futuro". Terra Magazine (in Portuguese). Terra Networks. September 24, 2011. Retrieved June 15, 2014. 

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