oscars_72_Walter Salles

The fourth film of Brazilian filmmaker Walter Salles career, 1998’s Central do Brasil (Central Station) earned him widespread international acclaim and 55 international awards, as well as an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. And the Brazilian-French drama about an unlikely friendship earned the film’s lead, Fernanda Montenegro an Oscar nod for Best Actress. Salles would go on to direct 2004’s The Motorcycle Diaries and 2012’s On The Road, among other films.

Best Foreign Language Film, Central do Brasil, 71st Academy Awards, Nominated 

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