Central Station Trailer & Clips


Central Station (also know as Central do Brasil) full movie is released on Nov 20, 1998. Watch Central Station online - the Portuguese Drama movie from Brazil , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $5,971,073. Central Station is directed by Walter Salles and created by Marcos Bernstein with Fernanda Montenegro and Marília Pêra.

Dora, a dour old woman who hates customers and calls them 'trash,' works at a Rio de Janeiro central station writing and mailing letters for customers. Josue is a 9-year-old boy who never met his father. His mother is sending letters to his father through Dora. When she dies in a car accident, Dora takes Josue on a trip to find his father.

As know as:

Central do Brasil, Gare centrale, セントラル・ステーション, Estación central de Brasil, Központi pályaudvar

Release Date:

Nov 20, 1998

Release Date (Streaming):

Jul 13, 1999


Brazil, France


Portuguese, German

Stream Service:

Sony Pictures Classics

Production Companies:

Audiovisual Development Bureau, Ministerio da Cultura, BEI Comunicações, Bahiatursa

Official Site:

Official site

Gross worldwide:



He was looking for the father he never knew. She was looking for a second chance., 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!


Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
As beautiful as it is wrenching.
by rottentomatoes, Feb 14, 2001
Paul Tatara
It'll probably work better if you're not terribly familiar with the movies that inspired it.
by rottentomatoes, Jan 01, 2000
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
Salles, who also works as a documentary filmmaker, does a superlative job of bringing the realism of the streets and the countryside to this narrative fiction.
by rottentomatoes, Jan 01, 2000

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