The Way He Looks
Set against the music of Belle and Sebastian, Daniel Ribeiro’s coming of age tale, THE WAY HE LOOKS is a fun and tender story about friendship and the complications of young love. Leo is a blind teenager who’s fed up with his overprotective mother and the bullies at school. Looking to assert his independence, he decides to study abroad to the dismay of his best friend, Giovana. When Gabriel, the new kid in town, teams with Leo on a school project, new feelings blossom in him that make him reconsider his plans. Meanwhile, Giovana, grows jealous of this new found companionship as tensions mount between her and Leo.
This winning movie… is Brazil’s foreign-language entry to the Academy Awards. That’s no surprise! – Andy Webster, The New York Times
An instant classic! (HIGHEST RATING) – David Lewis, San Francisco Chronicle
Tender, exquisite… If Americans ever start making films like this, the world will be a better place – David Lewis, San Francisco Chronicle
Told with such tenderness, such intelligence and such aching honesty… it’s hard to forget – Michael O’Sullivan, The Washington Post
- 9/23 | 8:00PM