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  • There is this guy at the door of the cinema, waiting for someone. And the distress of his hands, controversial steps, the nervous smile, expecting a love that he believes somehow has arrived. So he waits and walks and looks passionately at every corner. Because on these attentive looks he was also recording other arrivals, other presences, other loves, possibly.
    A typical spinning look (it looks like a fan), as a gay friend always says, moving from side to side, like a wind over each beautiful young man passing by. Anxious and also uncertain glances as someone who sets up a cinema for the next day and spends hours of anguish concerned about the effects of the club lights could have had on the decision of getting the number, calling and setting up the date, not to mention the process of deciding either Daredevil or The Pianist!
    Maybe that's why the neck and looks spin so fast. On the way they can find other looks and that eternal question about the time of making a choice, dating someone, or always being available for new gatherings, new delays or other choices of movie. Deep or more banal questions like which of them is more attractive, will be smarter or more able to give love and attention and, yes, certainly this is essencial, to be loyal, and not get stuck at the door of a movie theater, waiting while is exposed to other looks, bodies and opportunities...
    So why the hell am I wasting my time at the door of a cinema, frightening other looks and imagining things about his heart, his companion, his expectation?
    Well, he is beautiful.

    Picture taken at Portuguese Language Museum in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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