Talk To Her (Hable Con Ella)

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(out of 5)

Benigno () is a nurse who is deeply obsessed with comatose Alicia (), whom he takes care of at the hospital where he works. Marco () is in love with Lidia (), a bullfighter who has just fallen into a coma herself after a terrible accident in the ring. These two men meet and become closely bonded friends in this touching story that is beautifully accentuated by scenes of musical and dance performances. Whereas Marco can’t feel close to the now brain-dead woman that he once loved for her zesty personality, Benigno can’t distance himself from his love of the woman he manages to have complete control over. Almodovar’s characters become more beautifully humane every time he writes a script, and this film’s exceptionally powerful story is a great testament to that: its passionate emotions will stay with you long after the end credits roll. Also features a delightful cameo appearance by .

El Deseo, Antena 3 Televisión, Good Machine, Vía Digital

Spain, 2002

Directed by

Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar

Cinematography by

Music by

Production Design by

Costume Design by

Film Editing by

Academy Awards 2002

Golden Globe Awards 2002

Toronto International Film Festival 2002



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