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Essay | "Central Station"

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"Central Station"

Summary: An analysis of the film Central Station (1998), in which a retired schoolteacher takes a little boy to see his father after the accidental death of his mother. The film is an example of a "third cinema" film, and the ideology it presents is implicit in nature.
Central Station

The film Central Station (1998) is about second chances, and starting over. Dora, a retired schoolteacher, writes letters for illiterate strangers in a bus station, Central do Brasil, in Rio. When one of her clients, a mother, is killed in an accident outside, Dora takes it upon herself to watch after the little boy, Josué. She decides to take him to see his father, who leaves very far away, by way of bus, truck and strangers. The journey becomes a quest for their own identities: one boy's search for his father; and one woman's search for her heart.

The story takes place in a very poor area of Brazil, with graffiti on all the walls, and crime happening all over. One man gets chased down and shot for shoplifting. I believe that Central Station is an accurate depiction of Brazil at the time, with its political troubles...

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