Join former Drexel Professor Ramesh Kajaria to watch and discuss this 1998 Oscar-nominated film from Brazil. In Portuguese w/English subtitles, rated R. Registration not required, but seating is limited.
Dora (Fernanda Montenegro), who writes letters for illiterate people at Rio de Janeiro's central railroad station, feels compelled to help 9-year-old Josué (Vinicius De Oliveira) locate his estranged father after the child's mother dies in a car accident. This Oscar-nominated drama follows the interplay between Dora and the boy during their journey to Brazil's remote Northeast region, their bond growing ever stronger with each mile logged.
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