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Central Station

Viewed: 01 July 2003
Directed by: Walter Salles
Listed in: Movies, Other

A very touching road trip across Brazil. A retired school teacher finds an orphaned boy in Rios central station, setting off a trip to find his lost father. Along the way they grow close, the boy re-igniting the life of Dora. The plains of northern Brazil, and the lives of its traveling population are the backdrop of their travels. Brazil becomes a wilderness, like the images of the American West. Independent people striving for opportunity. Central Station has received justified praise, an enduring Brazilian film.

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