Leonardo is a blind teenager feeling overprotected by all of those around him. Struggling towards a more independent life, he has to overcome the vulnerability orbiting his condition. Besides, he’s never been kissed and is pretty confident that no one would consider dating the blind kid. Things take an unexpected turn when Gabriel, a new student in town, arrives at school, becoming friends with him. Leonardo gravitates towards Gabriel, excited to be friends with someone who acts differently from everyone else. Glimpsing a possible way to independence in this unfamiliar and yet comforting new friendship, Leonardo changes the way he looks at himself and experiences the blossoming of new and intense feelings towards Gabriel.
Daniel Ribeiro was born in São Paulo, Brazil in 1982. Graduated from University of São Paulos Film School, in 2007 he directed "Café com Leite", his first short movie. It was selected for over 80 film festivals worldwide and won 27 awards, including the Crystal Bear at the 58th Berlinale and the award for Best Fiction Short Film by the Brazilian Film Academy. In 2010 Daniel directed his second short film, "Eu Não Quero Voltar Sozinho", which was screened on over 100 festivals and received 82 awards. In 2011, he produced and directed "Projeto #EuSouGay", a popular web project which created a video against homofobia. In 2012 he directed the television series "Viva Voz", for the brazilian channel GNT. The way he looks is based on the short film "I Don't Want To Go Back Alone".