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The Man from the Future (2011)

O Homem do Futuro (original title)
Zero is a brilliant scientist. However, 20 years ago, he was publicly humiliated when he lost Helena, the love of his life. One day, an accidental experience with one of his inventions ... See full summary »

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Cláudio Torres

Writer:

Cláudio Torres
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wagner Moura ... Zero
Alinne Moraes ... Helena
Maria Luísa Mendonça ... Sandra
Fernando Ceylão Fernando Ceylão ... Otávio
Gabriel Braga Nunes Gabriel Braga Nunes ... Ricardo
Daniel Uemura Daniel Uemura ... Sushi
José Steimberg José Steimberg ... Sr. Arlindo
Malu Rodrigues Malu Rodrigues ... Aluna
Gregório Duvivier ... Engravatado 1991
Bruno Gradim Bruno Gradim ... Antonio
Rodolfo Bottino Rodolfo Bottino ... Barman
Paulo Roque Paulo Roque ... Apostador do Bar 1
Arley Veloso Arley Veloso ... Apostador do Bar 2
Raul Barretto Raul Barretto ... Professor do Zero
Jean Pierre Noher ... Mayer
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Storyline

Zero is a brilliant scientist. However, 20 years ago, he was publicly humiliated when he lost Helena, the love of his life. One day, an accidental experience with one of his inventions causes him to travel back in time to 1991. Having taken the opportunity to change history, Zero returns to own time to find totally changed. Written by Leonardo Letaif

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Nada será como antes. (Nothing will be like before).


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Official Sites:

Official site [Brazil]

Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese | Spanish

Release Date:

2 September 2011 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

The Man from the Future See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,541,734
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The storyline has a lot in common with the story "By His Bootstraps" written bij Robert A. Heinlein. The paradox of a person from the future telling something to his earlier self is called an ontological or 'Bootstrap' paradox, after the story from Heinlein. See more »

Goofs

Contrary to the comment before, "Creep", sung by Wagner Moura, does not represent an anachronism. The song does not play at the party itself. Instead, it was used in two scenes to match the feelings that Zero was experienced at the time. Any song composed until then (2011) could have been included in the soundtrack, as long as it did not play at the party. See more »

Connections

References The Invisible Man (1933) See more »

Soundtracks

Inútil
Written by Roger Moreira
Performed by Wagner Moura
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Bring it on..
27 March 2013 | by abcvisionSee all my reviews

What if you could go back and change those awkward moments? Those defining moments that caused hurt and pain? In the movie The Man From the Future, Zero (Wagner Moura) is such a man, one who has taken an unexpected path, but it did not live up to his dreams. After fate has him discover a quirk in the universe where he can travel time, he goes back to 1991 to see if he could shift his life's destiny. This movie is really Back to the Future without the Delorean, it has some quirky funny scenes, this movie makes for a fun tale that makes you think, "would I want to change things even if it results in unexpected consequences?" Check it out. I saw this movie as part of the Atlanta Film Festival.


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