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Leonardo is a blind teenager whose life isn't without troubles - he's bullied at school, has to deal with his overprotective mother, and then there's the fact he's not even had his FirstKiss yet...luckily his best friend Giovana is always there to help.

In a bid to become more independent, Leo considers signing up for an exchange program abroad, but the arrival of a Main/NewTransferStudent leads him to develop feelings he's never felt before, and throws his life-long friendship with Giovana into complete disarray.

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Leonardo is a blind teenager whose life isn't without troubles - he's bullied at school, has to deal with his overprotective mother, and then there's the fact he's not even had his FirstKiss yet...luckily his [[Main/ChildhoodFriends best friend Giovana Giovana]] is always there to help.

In a bid to become more independent, Leo considers signing up for an exchange program abroad, but abroad. However, the arrival of a Main/NewTransferStudent leads him to develop feelings he's never felt before, and throws his life-long friendship with Giovana into complete disarray.



* ComingOfAgeStory: It's centered on Leonardo's desire to be independent, with sexuality floating around it.

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* ComingOfAgeStory: It's centered on The main theme of the movie is Leonardo's desire to be become more independent, with sexuality floating a "discovering your sexuality" sub-plot orbiting around it.


Leonardo is a blind teenager who has to cope with the way people treat him. Bullies at school and an overprotective mother at home, plus the fact that he has never kissed anyone. Trying to become more independent, he considers trying an exchange program abroad, but the arrival of a new classmate leads him to develop new feelings.


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Leonardo is a blind teenager who whose life isn't without troubles - he's bullied at school, has to cope deal with the way people treat him. Bullies at school and an his overprotective mother at home, plus mother, and then there's the fact that he has never kissed anyone. Trying he's not even had his FirstKiss yet...luckily his best friend Giovana is always there to help.

In a bid
to become more independent, he Leo considers trying signing up for an exchange program abroad, but the arrival of a new classmate Main/NewTransferStudent leads him to develop new feelings.

feelings he's never felt before, and throws his life-long friendship with Giovana into complete disarray.



* ADateWithRosiePalms: [[spoiler:When Leonardo decides to wear the hoodie Gabriel left behind to bed. As he lies down, he tugs on the hood so it covers his nose, [[Main/SmellsSexy and breathes in Gabriel's scent.]]]]

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* ADateWithRosiePalms: [[spoiler:When Leonardo decides to wear the hoodie Gabriel left behind after a study session to bed. As he lies down, he tugs on the hood so it covers his nose, [[Main/SmellsSexy and breathes in Gabriel's scent.]]]]


* ADateWithRosiePalms: [[spoiler:When Leonardo decides to sleep wearing Gabriel's forgotten sweatshirt...]]

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* ADateWithRosiePalms: [[spoiler:When Leonardo decides to sleep wearing wear the hoodie Gabriel left behind to bed. As he lies down, he tugs on the hood so it covers his nose, [[Main/SmellsSexy and breathes in Gabriel's forgotten sweatshirt...]]scent.]]]]


* LoveTheme [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGRgKjxQCOM "Thereís Too Much Love"]] definitely counts when it starts playing you know something adorable is about to happen.

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* LoveTheme LoveTheme: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGRgKjxQCOM "Thereís Too Much Love"]] definitely counts when counts. When it starts playing playing, you know something adorable is about to happen. happen.



* StraightGay: both Leo and Gabriel

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* StraightGay: both Leo and GabrielGabriel.


[[caption-width-right:350:Leo, if you stole a kiss, how would you return it?]]


->''Not every love happens at first sight.''

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[[caption-width-right:350:Leo, [[caption-width-right:350:''[[{{Tagline}} Not every love happens at first sight.]]'']]


->''Leo,
if you stole a kiss, how would you return it?]]


->''Not every love happens at first sight.''
it?''


* [[spoiler:ADateWithRosiePalms: When Leonardo decides to sleep wearing Gabriel's forgotten sweatshirt...]]

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* [[spoiler:ADateWithRosiePalms: When ADateWithRosiePalms: [[spoiler:When Leonardo decides to sleep wearing Gabriel's forgotten sweatshirt...]]


* BlondGuysAreEvil: Fábio, who is the one who teases Leonardo the most. His evilest was [[spoiler:attempting to trick Leonardo into kissing Karina's puppy believing it was a girl.]]


* NoAntagonist: Fabio and Guilherme while annoying are just common bullies that indirectly help drive Leo to grow as a character. Karina is thought to be a love rival to Leo and Gi for Gabriel but, in actuality she is neither Antagonistic nor Villainous to Leo or Gi.

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* NoAntagonist: Fabio and Guilherme while annoying are just common bullies that indirectly help drive Leo to grow as a character. Karina is thought to be a love rival to Leo and Gi for Gabriel but, in actuality she is neither Antagonistic nor Villainous to Leo or Gi. Even Leo's mother who prevents him from going out like a regular teenager is shown to truly care about her son and is learning to accept his need for independence


* HotterandSexier: [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] but definitely when compared to the short. The film itself is still pretty innocent but it deals with more sexual themes. Comes with shirtless scenes, shower scenes and Leo gets [[spoiler: ADateWithRosiePalms]].

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* HotterandSexier: HotterAndSexier: [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] but definitely when compared to the short. The film itself is still pretty innocent but it deals with more sexual themes. Comes with shirtless scenes, shower scenes and Leo gets [[spoiler: ADateWithRosiePalms]].


* AFriendinNeed: Giovana still protects Leo from Fabioís pranks even though she and Leo arenít on speaking terms. Unfortunately, Leo canít see the situation and ends up giving Gi an underserved ReasonYouSuckSpeech, leading straight into the PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure.

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* AFriendinNeed: AFriendInNeed: Giovana still protects Leo from Fabioís pranks even though she and Leo arenít on speaking terms. Unfortunately, Leo canít see the situation and ends up giving Gi an underserved ReasonYouSuckSpeech, leading straight into the PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure.


* AFriendinNeed: Giovanni still protects Leo from Fabioís pranks even though she and Leo arenít on speaking terms. Unfortunately, Leo canít see the situation and ends up giving Gi an underserved ReasonYouSuckSpeech, leading straight into the PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure.

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* AFriendinNeed: Giovanni Giovana still protects Leo from Fabioís pranks even though she and Leo arenít on speaking terms. Unfortunately, Leo canít see the situation and ends up giving Gi an underserved ReasonYouSuckSpeech, leading straight into the PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure.



* LoveAllegory: In a platonic version Leonardo explains to Giovanni that sheís the moon, and Gabriel is the earth during a lunar eclipse. The moon disappears for a while behind the earth but itíll always come back. Also CallBack bonus points for it being how Gabriel described an eclipse to him.

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* LoveAllegory: In a platonic version Leonardo explains to Giovanni Giovana that sheís the moon, and Gabriel is the earth during a lunar eclipse. The moon disappears for a while behind the earth but itíll always come back. Also CallBack bonus points for it being how Gabriel described an eclipse to him.



* WithAFriendAndAStranger: Giovanniís the friend and Gabrielís the stranger, shaking up the dynamics between Leo and Giovanni.

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* WithAFriendAndAStranger: Giovanniís Giovanaís the friend and Gabrielís the stranger, shaking up the dynamics between Leo and Giovanni.Giovana.


* Bookends: Two scenes in the beginning of the movie are given a callback to at the end. [[spoiler:The first being The TakeThatKiss this time however displays the CharacterDevelopment Leo has undergone. The second with a NewTransferStudent is more of a HereWeGoAgain .]]

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* Bookends: BookEnds: Two scenes in the beginning of the movie are given a callback to at the end. [[spoiler:The first being The TakeThatKiss this time however displays the CharacterDevelopment Leo has undergone. The second with a NewTransferStudent is more of a HereWeGoAgain .]]



* HotterandSexier: [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] but definitely when compared to the short. The film itself is still pretty innocent but it deals with more sexual themes. Comes with shirtless scenes ShowerScenes and Leo gets [[spoiler: ADateWithRosiePalms]].

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* HotterandSexier: [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] but definitely when compared to the short. The film itself is still pretty innocent but it deals with more sexual themes. Comes with shirtless scenes, shower scenes ShowerScenes and Leo gets [[spoiler: ADateWithRosiePalms]].



* StraightManandWiseGuy: Gabrielís, the wise guy, helps Leo, the Straight man come out of his shell around his classmates.

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* StraightManandWiseGuy: Gabrielís, Gabriel, the wise guy, helps Leo, the Straight man come out of his shell around his classmates.



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*AFriendinNeed: Giovanni still protects Leo from Fabioís pranks even though she and Leo arenít on speaking terms. Unfortunately, Leo canít see the situation and ends up giving Gi an underserved ReasonYouSuckSpeech, leading straight into the PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure.


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*Bookends: Two scenes in the beginning of the movie are given a callback to at the end. [[spoiler:The first being The TakeThatKiss this time however displays the CharacterDevelopment Leo has undergone. The second with a NewTransferStudent is more of a HereWeGoAgain .]]
*BreakUpMakeUpScenario


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*ClassicalMusicIsBoring: Gi tells Leo this while there at the pool with Gabriel.


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*FreudianTrio: Superego: Leoó Heís sensitive and caring but, very logical in his reasoning towards other people. However he's not so much emotionless but, very "blind" to others (Gi's and his motherís) emotions sometimes coming off as insensitive. Often due to the fact he can't see what his friends can, missing details that happen around him.Id: Gió Protective and not afraid to speak her mind. Most of the Inter friendship-conflict is driven by her being Jealous of both Leo and Gabriel and choosing to ignore them.Ego: Gabriel ó Tells Gi not to bottle her feelings up and helps Leo to be more at peace with himself and his other classmates.


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*HotterandSexier: [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] but definitely when compared to the short. The film itself is still pretty innocent but it deals with more sexual themes. Comes with shirtless scenes ShowerScenes and Leo gets [[spoiler: ADateWithRosiePalms]].


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*InvisibleParents: played straight in the short. Justified since its fifteen minutes thatís really only the three characters at school. In the movie since it has to focus on all aspects of Leoís life in order to get the point across.


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*LaymansTerms: Gabriel usually has to describe things to Leo and since Leo canít see Gabriel has to use non-visual terms.
*LoveAllegory: In a platonic version Leonardo explains to Giovanni that sheís the moon, and Gabriel is the earth during a lunar eclipse. The moon disappears for a while behind the earth but itíll always come back. Also CallBack bonus points for it being how Gabriel described an eclipse to him.
*LoveTheme [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGRgKjxQCOM "Thereís Too Much Love"]] definitely counts when it starts playing you know something adorable is about to happen.


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*NoAntagonist: Fabio and Guilherme while annoying are just common bullies that indirectly help drive Leo to grow as a character. Karina is thought to be a love rival to Leo and Gi for Gabriel but, in actuality she is neither Antagonistic nor Villainous to Leo or Gi.


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*StraightGay: both Leo and Gabriel
*StraightManandWiseGuy: Gabrielís, the wise guy, helps Leo, the Straight man come out of his shell around his classmates.


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*ThreeAmigos: Right before their inter-friendship drama they seemed to be becoming pretty close and by the end of the movie it seems the three are back on track.


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*WithAFriendAndAStranger: Giovanniís the friend and Gabrielís the stranger, shaking up the dynamics between Leo and Giovanni.


[[caption-width-right:350:Leo, if you had ever stolen a kiss from someone, how would you give it back?]]


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[[caption-width-right:350:Leo, if you had ever stolen stole a kiss from someone, kiss, how would you give it back?]]

return it?]]


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[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/large_4jzrfrdav3yq0jhgsdhd4dowitm.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:Leo, if you had ever stolen a kiss from someone, how would you give it back?]]

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