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Talk to Her

  • Poster. Talk to Her © EFE

    Poster. Talk to Her © EFE

  

Category

Feature film

Original title

Hable con ella

Year

2002

Director

Pedro Almodóvar

A story by Almodóvar, with two male lead roles, winner of many international awards.

Benigno and Marco, who do not know each other, are seated together by chance at a cabaret show. Both are moved by the performance on stage. Some months later, they meet again. This time, they are in the clinic where Benigno works taking care of Alicia, a ballet student in coma. Marco is there because his girlfriend, a professional bullfighter, has been caught by a bull’s horns and is also in coma. On seeing Marco, Benigno decides to talk to him and, although they are very different, they become friends.  
 

Technical specifications

Screenplay
Pedro Almodóvar

Actors
Javier Cámara, Leonor Watling, Darío Grandinetti, Rosario Flores, Geraldine Chaplin, Mariola Fuentes, Ana Fernández

Photography
Javier Aguirresarobe Zubía

Music
Alberto Iglesias

Duration
112 minutes

Awards
Oscar for Best Original Screenplay (2002); Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film (2002); 2 BAFTA Awards Best foreign language film, original screenplay (2002); Goya: best music (2002); NBR – National Board of Review of Motion Pictures Award: Best Foreign Language Film (2002); César: Best Foreign Film (2002).

  

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