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Central do Brasil (Central Station)

A bitter former schoolteacher supports herself by taking dictation from illiterate people in Rio de Janeiro, who want to write letters to their families, and then pocketing their money without ever mailing their envelopes. The film tells the story of a young boy’s friendship with this jaded middle-aged woman. It is a profoundly moving tale of the human spirit,

Title:

Central do Brasil (Central Station)

Director(s):

Walter Salles

Year of Release:

1998

Region:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese with subtitles

Type / Genre:

Narrative, Drama, Comedy

Runtime:

112 minutes

Rating:

No Rating

Showtimes:

Tue 20 Aug 2019, 6.30pm, APA, Room 01


About the Director(s):

Walter Salles

Walter Salles is a celebrated award winning Brazilian film director. His films include Centrol do Brasil(Central Station) winner of the Golden Bear Award at the Berlin Film Festival (1998) and the Motorcycle Diaries (2005) that won the BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Language Film. 

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