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Central Station

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Original title
Central do Brasil
Running time
115 min.
Brazil Brazil
João Emanuel Carneiro, Marcos Bernstein
Antonio Pinto, Jaques Morelenbaum
Walter Carvalho
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MACT Productions / VideoFilmes / Arthur Cohn Productions
Drama | Road Movie. Poverty. Social Drama
Synopsis / Plot
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 and takes a trip with him to find his father.
1998: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Movie of habla no inglesa, Actress (Fernanda Montenegro)
1998: Golden Globe: Best Foreign Language Picture. 2 Nominations
1998: BAFTA Awards: Best Foreign Language Picture
1998: Berlin Film Festival: Golden Bear and Silver Bear - Best Actress (Fernanda Montenegro)
1998: San Sebastián: Audience Award. Award of la juventud
1998: Sundance Film Festival: Best Screenplay
1998: Cesar Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Picture
1998: 2 Awards National Board of Review: Actress (Fernanda Montenegro), Movie Foreign
1998: New York Film Critics Circle: 2 Nominations inc. Best Actress (Montenegro)
1998: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Actress (Montenegro). 2 Nom.
1998: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
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