Talk to Her
Talk to Her (2002)

Pedro Almodóvar follows his international success All About My Mother with an offbeat drama that explores the friendship of two men brought together under unusual but strangely similar circumstances. Benigno (Javier Camára) is a male nurse… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 22, 2002
DVD Release Date: May 27, 2003
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Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Another masterful, compassionate work from Pedro Almodovar.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Almodovar uses the characters' unlikely predicaments to show how we define ourselves by narration, but his story is so overdetermined that ultimately the two men seem as constrained as their brain-dead sweethearts.

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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune

It's a brave movie and a mature undertaking.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

no other current director blends comedy and drama as smoothly or with as much flair

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David Ansen

It's Almodovar's most mature and mysterious movie.

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Judith Prescott
Hollywood Reporter

Good, but not classic Almodovar.

Matthew Sorrento

Humanity is intricate, contradictory, fathomless here, and the filmmaking just as rich.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

The film combines sensuality, spirituality and sheer joy in storytelling in marvellously harmonious proportions.

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Bill Muller
Arizona Republic

It is a singularly impressive work, able to generate laughs one moment and tears the next.

Tony Medley

I found it slow to get into. But I hung in there and am glad I did because eventually it grabbed me and I ended up enjoying it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 93% Flixster User Reviews
Bob Stinson
One of the best movies i've seen in a while. Great story, great acting. Pathos out the yingyang.
Bathsheba Monk
Almodovar is a genius, so enough said? Plot twists are superb. Acting is wonderful. The idea that sex can awaken a sleeping maiden is marvelous--the idea… More
Carlos Magalhães
It is easy to read this as an insensitive melodrama that uses the suffering of two women to tell a story about the friendship that grows between two men, but… More
Jan Marc Macababayao
Talk To Her is an offbeat, mature, and mysterious story of passion; and the unappreciated admiration that has developed into something controversial and… More
Lucas Martins
Pedro Almodovar bring more one intelligent and breathtaking drama, with very human characters.
Dan Schultz
A daring, beautiful film concerning two woman who are both in comas, and the men who stay with them and "talk" to them, along the way developing a… More