The Man of the Year (O Homem do Ano)
The Man of the Year (O Homem do Ano) (2003)

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… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 1, 2003
DVD Release Date: April 4, 2006
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Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

If City of God is Brazil's answer to The Godfather, then The Man of the Year is Rio's GoodFellas.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Os pequenos tropeços morais da história são compensados pelo bom humor dos diálogos e das situações desenvolvidas pelo roteiro.

Paul Arendt

'A remarkably assured first film'

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Jamie Russell

Like a sucker punch to the gut, it's vigorous and direct enough to suggest Fonesca may well be a director to watch.

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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
Marion Ravenwood
Interesting up to the point where it becomes like every crime film, "when everything is great and then it all turns to shit moment". I found it… More