Central do Brasil (1998)

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Central Station (Portuguese: Central do Brasil) is a 1998 BrazilianFrench drama film set in Brazil. It tells the story of a young boy's friendship with a jaded middle-aged woman. The film was adapted by João Emanuel Carneiro and Marcos Bernstein from a story by Walter Salles, who directed it. It features Fernanda Montenegro and Vinícius de Oliveira in the major roles. The film's title in Portuguese is the name of Rio de Janeiro's main railway station. Montenegro's performance earned her critical acclaim and an Academy Award for Best Actress nomination, becoming the first Latin American actress to be nominated in that category. The film itself was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Wikipedia

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Central do Brasil is a member of the following lists: French films, Road movies, Portuguese-language films, Best Foreign Language Film Golden Globe winners, Brazilian films, 1990s drama films, Films distributed by Buena Vista International, 1998 films, Sony Pictures Classics films and Films directed by Walter Salles.

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Dora's Client: (dictating a letter with her son) Dear Jesus, You're the worst thing to happen to me. I'm writing because your son Josue asked me to. I told him you're worthless, and yet, he still wants to meet you.

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Nominated for 40 Awards | Won 29

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