Central do Brasil1998

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Central do Brasil
Directed by:
Walter Salles

Directed by Walter Salles, "Central do Brasil" is a Drama film, released in the USA on January 19 of 1998 , starring Fernanda Montenegro, Marília Pêra, Vinícius de Oliveira, Soia Lira, Othon Bastos and Otávio Augusto.

The motion picture for people who want to feel that they have shared a very special emotional experience... instead of just another night out at the movies!

Who directed "Central do Brasil":

Central do Brasil was directed by Walter Salles, a Brazilian producer, director, and writer.

Before directing Central do Brasil, Walter Salles had directed . Since, he directed Abril Despedaçado, released in 2001, Diarios de motocicleta (2004), Dark Water (2005), Paris, je t'aime (2006), Linha de Passe (2008), and On the Road (2009).

What was the release date of "Central do Brasil":

Central do Brasil was initially released on Monday, January 19, 1998, in the United States. Other films released on Monday, January 19, 1998 are Jerry and Tom (dir. Saul Rubinek) and Hav Plenty (dir. Christopher Scott Cherot). This was twenty-one (21) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, March 12, 1999 in the United Kingdom; Sunday, September 13, 1998 in Canada; Wednesday, December 02, 1998 in France; Saturday, February 14, 1998 in Germany; Friday, December 11, 1998 in Italy; Friday, October 16, 1998 in Spain; Thursday, April 01, 1999 in Australia and on Saturday, January 23, 1999 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Central do Brasil":

At the casting of Central do Brasil we find Fernanda Montenegro, previously seen in O Que É Isso, Companheiro? (1997) and Joanna Francesa (1975); Marília Pêra (Mixed Blood (1985), Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco (1981)); Vinícius de Oliveira (Abril Despedaçado (2001), Linha de Passe (2008)) [ more... ]

  • Fernanda Montenegro, Othon Bastos, Matheus Nachtergaele and Caio Junqueira also appeared in O Que É Isso, Companheiro?, released in 1997.
  • Vinícius de Oliveira, Soia Lira, Othon Bastos and Caio Junqueira also appeared in Abril Despedaçado, released in 2001.

What is the Storyline of "Central do Brasil":

Dora is a former school teacher who is now a bitter old woman. She works at Rio de Janeiro's Central Station, writing letters for illiterate customers in exchange for some money. She hates her customers, and does not mail the letters she writes, putting them in a drawer or even tearing them apart. Josué is a poor 9-year-old boy who has never met with his father but hopes to do so. His mother sends letters to his father through Dora, saying that she hopes to reunite with him soon, but when she is run over [...]

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