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Talk to Her (2002)

Hable con ella (original title)
Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas.

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Cast

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Bailarina 'Café Müller'
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Bailarine 'Café Müller' (Dancer)
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Singer at party - "Cucurrucucú Paloma"
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Doctor Vega
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Ángela
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Matilde
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Hermana de Lydia
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Portera
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Storyline

After a chance encounter at a theater, two men, Benigno and Marco, meet at a private clinic where Benigno works. Lydia, Marco's girlfriend and a bullfighter by profession, has been gored and is in a coma. It so happens that Benigno is looking after another woman in a coma, Alicia, a young ballet student. The lives of the four characters will flow in all directions, past, present and future, dragging all of them towards an unsuspected destiny. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Mystery | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for nudity, sexual content and some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

14 February 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$964,098 (Spain), 25 January 2002

Opening Weekend USA:

$104,396, 24 November 2002, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$9,284,265, 15 June 2003
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Marco asks Lidia her name, he says something like, "It looks you've been predestined to it." That's because bullfighting is also known as "art of lidia". See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Katerina Bilova: Nothing is simple. I'm a ballet mistress, and nothing is simple.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits contain the following text: "El 7 de agosto, durante el rodaje de esta película nació Pablo hijo de Cova y de Juan y niño de todos.". This translates to: "On August 7th, while shooting this movie, Pablo, son of Cova and Juan and child of all of us, was born." See more »

Connections

References Cinema Paradiso (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Hain't It Funny
(c) Ediciones Musicales Clipper's S.L.
Performed by k.d. lang
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Why don't we make films like this?
31 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

Have you ever noticed that only european cinema, especially french & spanish, seem able to produce this kind of black whimsical film which engages you intellectually and leaves you awakened, intrigued and excited?


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