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Central Station (Central do Brasil) (1998)

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Everaldo Pontes Everaldo Pontes
Dora's Client
Maria Menezes Maria Menezes
Waitress
Rita Assemany Rita Assemany
Jessé's Wife
Sergio Kato Sergio Kato
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Caio Junqueira Caio Junqueira
Moisés
Otávio Augusto Otávio Augusto
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wonderfully sad or sadly wonderful

12 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

A good movie

4 years, 2 months ago at Aug 17 14:04
I already saw this movie but since it was such a long time ago, I was quite eager to check it out again. In fact, I remember well when this movie was released. Indeed, it was a big critical success and it even won the Golden Bear in the Berlin Film and the Golden Globe for the Best Foreign Language Film among other prizes. Back then, I even saw it in the movie theater when it was released, and I h... read more
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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 his father.
Release date: 3 April 1998
UPC: 043396038332
Tags: Brazil (12), Drama (12), Brazilian (10), 1990s (9), (5), Road Trip (5), 1998 (4), Oscar Nominee (4), Alcoholism (3), Pistol (2), Teacher (2), Gun (2), Train (2), Theft (2), Love (2), Road (1), Colour (1), Talkies (1), Poverty (1), BR (1)
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A good movie

“I already saw this movie but since it was such a long time ago, I was quite eager to check it out again. In fact, I remember well when this movie was released. Indeed, it was a big critical success and it even won the Golden Bear in the Berlin Film and the Golden Globe for the Best Foreign Language Film among other prizes. Back then, I even saw it in the movie theater when it was released, and I had some rather high expectations. Well, to be honest, even though I thought it was indeed pretty good, I can’t say it really blow me away though. I don’t know, maybe my expectations were too high but, somehow, I thought it was a decent story but nothing really amazing. Basically, even though it was a very well made dramatic road-trip with some solid directing, it still remained a road-trip non” read more

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