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Central Station (Central do Brasil) (1998)

Central Station
7.5 Rating
(372 ratings)
8 IMDB rating

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Soia Lira

Soia Lira

Ana
Stela Freitas

Stela Freitas

Yolanda


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João Emanuel Carneiro

João Emanuel Carneiro

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wonderfully sad or sadly wonderful

6 years, 8 months ago at Feb 14 0:55
I've just seen once again this wonderful Brazillian film and every time, I just can't help noticing that Central Station has one great quality: simplicity. That's absolutely relevant for a film to be classified as "great". In just a few minutes into the story, it already has our complete attention.

The film tells the story of Dora (Fernanda Montenegro, exceptional) a woman who makes... read more
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Description: Dora, a dour old woman, works at a Rio de Janeiro central station, writing letters for customers and mailing them. She hates customers and calls them 'trash'. Josue is a 9-year-old boy who never met his father. His mother is sending letters to his father through Dora. When she dies in a car accident, Dora takes Josue on a trip to find ... (more)
Release date: 20 November 1998
UPC: 043396038332
Drama (12), Brazil (12), Brazilian (11), 1990s (9), Road Trip (5), (5), 1998 (4), Oscar Nominee (4), Alcoholism (3), Pistol (2), Gun (2), Theft (2), Love (2), Train (2), Teacher (2), Alcoholic (1), Aging (1), Road Movie (1), Beer (1), Absent Father (1)
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