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Central Station (Central do Brasil) Reviews

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June 3, 2014
Central Station tells a familiar story, but it makes use of its setting in an original and thoughtful way.
August 9, 2010
What separates and elevates Walter Salles' film above the familiar neo-realist type of melodrama is the stylized visual style and Fernanda Montengero's stunning performance.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 3.5/4
January 23, 2003
...a road movie of uncommon texture and grit during which the mismatched couple, each initially defensive and guarded, bond with each other.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: B
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 3, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
August 21, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 31, 2002
'Central do Brasil' tem a simplicidade dos grandes filmes.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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March 19, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
March 5, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 3, 2002
An orphan boy tenderizes the heart of a cynical woman who finally realizes her kinship with others. This is a deeply spiritual film.
January 23, 2002
It's not just a strong, heartfelt drama. It's a film that transcends its national boundaries.
November 23, 2001
Watching this delectably humane road movie incites the same emotions as discovering the works of Truffaut
Full Review| Original Score: 10/10
October 8, 2001
It's a fascinating, small, tale, held together by lush photography.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
February 14, 2001
As beautiful as it is wrenching.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
February 14, 2001
Director Walter Salles has created more than a road picture; he tells a poignant story about two characters and their destinies -- destinies that remain uncertain.
Full Review | Original Score: 80/100
January 1, 2000
Salles directs simply and watchfully, with an eye that seems to penetrate all the characters who are encountered on Dora's and Josue's journey.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
Central Station is both literate and emotionally-powerful -- an increasingly rare combination.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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