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Central Station

1998-11-20 | Drama

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An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew.
Director: Walter Salles
Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Vinícius de Oliveira

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43 wins 69 nominations
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  • Golden Globes, USA

    Best Foreign Language Film

  • BAFTA Awards

    Best Film not in the English Language

  • Berlin International Film Festival

    Best Film


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Central Station FAQ

The revenue of Central Station was 5,596,708 USD.
The runtime of Central Station is 113 minutes.
The full version of Central Station is provided by Mubi
On June 11, 2021, there were 5207 public reaction to Central Station including more rewarding, beautiful acting, build a scene, emotionally charging, unforgettable classic.
Central Station won 1999 Golden Globes, USA, 1999 BAFTA Awards, 1998 Berlin International Film Festival, 2000 Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards, 1999 Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain, 1999 Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists, 1999 Prêmio Guarani, 1999 São Paulo Association of Art Critics Awards, 1999 Satellite Awards, 1999 SESC Film Festival, Brazil and 9 others.
The genre of Central Station is Drama.
On June 11, 2021, the IMDB rating of Central Station is 8.0/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 94/100, Metacritic rating is 80/100, TMDB rating is 8.0/10.
The casts of Central Station are Fernanda Montenegro starring as Isadora "Dora" Teixeira, Vinícius de Oliveira starring as Josué Fontenele de Paiva, Marília Pêra starring as Irene, Othon Bastos starring as César, Otávio Augusto starring as Pedrão, Matheus Nachtergaele starring as Isaías Paiva.
The production budget of Central Station was 2,900,000 USD.
The release date of Central Station is November 20, 1998.
An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew..