Up 14,087 this week

I Don't Want to Talk About It (1993)
"De eso no se habla" (original title)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  21 October 1994 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 291 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 3 critic

Leonor, a widow in a small South American town, gives birth to Charlotte, a dwarf. The mother not only provides a rich childhood for her daughter, she erases any clues her daughter might ... See full summary »

0Check in

Watch Now

From $9.99 on Amazon Video

Celebrate IMDb's 25th Anniversary with Photos We Love

IMDb turns a classy 25 on October 17! To celebrate, we put together a gallery of some of our favorite movie, TV, and event photos from the last 25 years.

See the Photos We Love

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1033 titles
created 30 Jan 2012
a list of 48 titles
created 15 Sep 2013
a list of 100 titles
created 4 months ago
a list of 1990 titles
created 4 months ago

Related Items

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: I Don't Want to Talk About It (1993)

I Don't Want to Talk About It (1993) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of I Don't Want to Talk About It.
7 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Camila (1984)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In 1840's Buenos Aires, Argentina, a beautiful young socialite named Camila falls in love with Ladislao, a Jesuit priest. After several failed attempts at fighting his own feelings, he ... See full summary »

Director: María Luisa Bemberg
Stars: Susú Pecoraro, Imanol Arias, Héctor Alterio
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Portugal 1938. Pereira is the editor of the culture section of the Lisboa, an unaffiliated evening paper. There is civil war in Spain and the fascists are in power in Portugal, but he ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Faenza
Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Joaquim de Almeida, Daniel Auteuil
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A viceroy and an archbishop take their posts in Mexico. A local nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695), intrigues them. The viceroy and his wife find her brilliant and fascinating. The ... See full summary »

Director: María Luisa Bemberg
Stars: Assumpta Serna, Dominique Sanda, Héctor Alterio
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Professor Ludovico Bruschi is an elderly Communist whose desire is that of living in an orderly and socially just State. But disorder is just about to break into his life, first of all in ... See full summary »

Director: Francesca Archibugi
Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Sandrine Bonnaire, Zoe Incrocci
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Take a walk into the weird world of filmmaker Raul Ruiz as he takes us to Paris for a twisted ride. A man which shares four names and four personalities (which is the real one?) is the link... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Ruiz
Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anna Galiena, Marisa Paredes
Macaroni (1985)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A businessman from the United States returns to Italy for the first time in four decades only to discover that an old girlfriend of his, along with her brother, have involved him in a massive hoax.

Director: Ettore Scola
Stars: Jack Lemmon, Marcello Mastroianni, Daria Nicolodi
Guantanamera (1995)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

It is a satire about life in Cuba. The members of a funeral procession and some truckdrivers who have to take the same route begin to talk about god and the world ending up in discovering ... See full summary »

Directors: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabío
Stars: Carlos Cruz, Mirta Ibarra, Jorge Perugorría
Documentary | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

From his childhood in Valparaiso to his death during the Pinochet military coup on September 11, 1973, the life and works of Chilean president Salvador Allende.

Director: Patricio Guzmán
Stars: Salvador Allende, Patricio Guzmán, Jacques Bidou
Dark Eyes (1987)
Comedy | Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Aboard a ship early in the 20th-century, a middle-aged Italian tells his story of love to a Russian. In a series of flashbacks filmed almost entirely in creams, whites, and ochers, the ... See full summary »

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov
Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Silvana Mangano, Marthe Keller
Henry IV (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The story begins at a medieval dressing party. A man, dressed as the King Enrico IV, falls from his horse and hits his head. This causes him serious lesions and gets insane, believing he is... See full summary »

Director: Marco Bellocchio
Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Claudia Cardinale, Leopoldo Trieste
Blood Feud (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In pre-World War II Sicily, just as the fascists come to power, two men fall in love with the same woman. The changes in their country's politics ultimately take all three on a journey across the ocean to New York.

Director: Lina Wertmüller
Stars: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Giancarlo Giannini
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In the early 1960s, nearly 20 years since the Second World War ended, an Italian general, accompanied by a priest who is also an Italian army colonel, is sent to Albania to locate and ... See full summary »

Director: Luciano Tovoli
Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimée, Michel Piccoli


Cast overview, first billed only:
Ludovico D'Andrea
Luisina Brando ...
Alejandra Podesta ...
Betiana Blum ...
Roberto Carnaghi ...
Padre Aurelio
Alberto Segado ...
Dr. Blanes
Mónica Lacoste ...
Sra Blanes
Jorge Luz ...
Mónica Villa ...
Sra Zamildio
Juan Manuel Tenuta ...
Police Chief
Tina Serrano ...
Widow Schmidt
Verónica Llinás ...
Susana Cortínez ...
Sra Peralta
Mayor's Clerk
Walter Marín ...


Leonor, a widow in a small South American town, gives birth to Charlotte, a dwarf. The mother not only provides a rich childhood for her daughter, she erases any clues her daughter might see that would lead her to think she is different (mother burns books such as "Snow White" and destroys lawn statues of gnomes). In short, she doesn't want to talk about it. The mother succeeds in creating a modern-day Rapunzel: Charlotte becomes an accomplished young woman who captures the heart of Ludovico. But then, the circus comes to town. Written by <>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Drama | Romance


PG-13 | See all certifications »





Release Date:

21 October 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I Don't Want to Talk About It  »

Filming Locations:

Box Office


$249,530 (USA)

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:


See  »

Did You Know?


Featured in Marcello Mastroianni: I Remember (1997) See more »


de Georges Bizet (as Bizet)
versión de Conchita Supervia
(EMI Classic Group)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Spirit of freedom
5 November 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I have seen this movie twice and I am liking it more and more. It is EXCELLENT. It has the flavor of a fairy tale, and, in fact, it is a tale, a tale with a strong spirit of freedom. It inspires to uncover meanings that are expressed in a language of metaphors. Who in us is that small girl who is so thirsty of knowledge and adventure? Is it our own aim of the unknown? What does the white horse represent? Who is the mother? Then, as well, it can be observed as a criticism of a society fragmented in classes, where corruption is allowed, but body malformation is rejected. A society based on relationships of control, mothers over children, men over women... I feel amazed by the self-confidence of the protagonist, by how she is accepted by children, but rejected by adults. The love story in this movie could represent the inner search for the most authentic in us, which we tend to project outside, like in a mirror. Watch it and enjoy it. It is about you, about us, about life.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss I Don't Want to Talk About It (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: