Roadmovie over de verbitterde ex-lerares Dora, die in de stationshal van Rio de Janeiro in opdracht van analfabeten brieven schrijft. Wanneer ze getuige is van een ongeval, bekommert ze zich om het zoontje van het slachtoffer en gaat met hem op zoek naar zijn vader.
A-Film, 2007 | Other editions
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Taalkeuze: Portugees, Frans Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Frans

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About Walter Salles

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Walter Moreira Salles Jr. (; born 12 April 1956) is a Brazilian filmmaker and film producer of international prominence.

Life, family and education

Walter Salles was born on April 12, 1956 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Walter Moreira Salles Jr. Salles attended the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. He is the son of Brazilian banker, politician and philanthropist Walter Moreira Salles.

Film career

Salles's first notable film was Terra Estrangeira (Foreign Land), released in Brazil in 1995. Locally, it was widely acclaimed by film critics and a minor box-office hit, and it was selected by over 40 film festivals worldwide. In 1998 he released Central do Brasil (Central Station) to widespread international acclaim and two Academy Awards nominations, for Best …Read more on Wikipedia


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