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Mateus Nagime

São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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Overview

  • 26 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese; learning Ancient Greek, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Go a lot to the movies, try to study...
  • Undergraduate on film studies
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To travel, to know, to experience

ABOUT ME

I love to watch movies (when possible in movie theaters - the best experience ever), and listening to music, and then doing lists of the best movies and musics. I'm always trying to study about them when i'm not too watching or listening.

Even if i seem to be a little shy at first, when i meet someone (after 1 minute or 1 month), i open a lot. I really love travelling and meeting new people and new places.

I'm from Brazil, and know i'm studying cinema in France, getting the time to know a lot of europe. My next goal is to discover asia. Frist central, then southeast and who knows living in Japan for a while?

PHILOSOPHY

Please, let's not confuse "Philosophy" with "Philosophy of Life", which are very very very very very very very very very very (i've already said very?) different.

As the first, i'm still a beginner. As for the second I go with the flow... going to places the time and life takes me, even if it means to stand or go back (but never really back) and always reminding myself (and others if possible) that different people have different ways of thinking, so we should respect, understand and accept them.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'm always talking about CS to everyone i know, and since i'm always sharing an apartment or studio with someone, working hard on convincing them to accept the hosting. It takes a while, but always worked. I'm relatively new (did my first couch a couple of months ago), but always trying to travel and meet new CS friends, and happily welcoming members into my home.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Because of Couchsurfing i was able to meet Cyprus and fall in love with this beautiful country. I had wonderful experiences, meet wonderful people and a completely different country in some aspects to the ones i met before (south america, west europe).

Interests

Movies, sports (i'm totally fanatic about Olympics, hope to go this year!), Cinema, books, photography, painting (ok, art in general, right?), traveling, politics, meeting new people and learning how people can do graffitti on those huge tall buildings while no one sees that (the biggest mystery of mankind to me)

Music, Movies & Books

MUSIC (listing some of my mind right now)

Bob Dylan
George Harrison
The Beatles
Simon & Garfunkel
The Velvet Underground
Geraldo Azevedo
Secos e Molhados
Pink Floyd
Mahler
Roberto Carlos
Raul Seixas
Kraftwerk
Hank Williams
Lou Reed
Nico

MOVIES

some directors in particular, like

Yazujiro Ozu
Ingmar Bergman
Carlos Manga
Alfred Hitchcock
Billy Wilder

and some movies more than other, like

Jeanne Dillman, 23 quai de Bruxelles
Singin' in the Rain
The Hours
The Godfather, Part I (especially this one), II and III (the ending is the best scene ever - oh, another thing about me, i say that a lot)

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Walk everyday through Copacabana beach to go work. Amazing sight, and the thing i miss most i guess about Rio.

Paris.

Sang really loud while riding a tunnel in Beirut with a friend (and a CS host!)

I got to know the life and death of Romas Kalanta, while in Kaunas.

Iceland!

Teach, Learn, Share

I know everything (ok, almost) about movies. I'm always keen to learn about national culture and politics. I can teach some portuguese, and learn another language - always trying to study a new one!

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Belarus, Brazil, Chile, Cyprus, Czech Republic, England, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Paraguay, Russian Federation, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State

Countries I've Lived In

Brazil, France

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