Maiza and Michael

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How We Met

I went to Brazil in order to accomplish my internship work experience at Palmas – Tocantins in Brazil. While I was working in an Association that takes care of kids placed by the judge I met a Brazilian girl whose name is Maiza de Paula. She was working there as a volunteer. We spent most time together and fall in love with each other. And here started our story…

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We had many difficulties such as cultural ones and critics based on stereotypes, because many people judged us by saying that the way we met us was just possible in the movies. They didn’t believe in our love, but we did and this was the most important thing to keep us together.

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Finally, we would like to share with you that whatever your color, religion, culture and origin is, you have to fight for what you want and not fall into what other says.

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Believe in love.

How He Asked

My wedding proposal is a trailer based on our true story that shows our difficulties to be together. It shows also the difficulties of being in a couple when you are from two different continents.

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Finally, in the trailer I decided to ask her to marry me and the end is just awesome!!! Maiza went to the cinema with her friend to watch “Fantastic Beasts and where to find them”, but before the movie surged the trailer and slowly she recognized who was in it and that it was made for her. At the end of it, I entered in the cinema in order to ask one of the most important questions in my life.

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Our Video

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Special Thanks

Ideia3filmes
Cameras
Any Freire
My accomplice
Pedro Reis
My accomplice