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1,573 Ratings

Central Station

Central do Brasil

Directed by Walter Salles
Brazil, France, 1998


Bitter former schoolteacher Dora writes letters for illiterate people in Rio de Janeiro’s main railway station. One day, the son of one of her clients is left alone when his mother is killed in an accident. Reluctantly taking him in, Dora joins the boy on a road trip to find his long-missing father.

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Central Station Directed by Walter Salles

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1998 | 5 wins including: Golden Bear

Academy Awards

1999 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress in a Leading Role

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