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PG-13| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
When doting son Gilbert Rolfe (Ron Silver) finds out his mother has a brain tumor, he is devastated. His incorrigible mother, Estelle (Anne Bancroft), has one last wish: to meet the great Greta Garbo. Gilbert, wanting to do this last thing for her, sets out on a wild goose chase through the streets of New York City to track down the iconic star, at the expense of his personal life and much to the chagrin of his wife, Lisa (Carrie Fisher). Can he find Garbo before it's too late?

Cast: Anne Bancroft , Ron Silver , Carrie Fisher , Catherine Hicks , Steven Hill , Howard da Silva , Dorothy London , Harvey Fierstein

Director: Sidney Lumet

Genres: Comedy drama

Garbo Talks (1984)

Release Date: January 1st, 1984|1 hr. 43 min.

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  • November 06, 2008 Sweetrose
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    I loved this film and enjoy many roles of the late Bancroft. She had spunk and charm in anything I have seen. As Estelle Rolfe,she makes the viewer feel warm and "tickled pink";Here we see Rolfe reveal a deep secret to son GIlbert (Ron Silver).In his heart,he tries to make his mom glad and goes on a manhunt for Greta Garbo.With an aspiring actress friend (Hicks), Gilbert takes steps to have mom's wish fulfilled. As a child,I had a great fantasy fulfilled meeting Rocky Graziano a boxing star of olden days.i loved this film and say Bravo and Wonderful!

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