Garbo Talks

Garbo Talks (1984)

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1984-10-12
  • User Rating: 6/10 from 11 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 43min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: United Artists
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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A New York accountant (Ron Silver) sets out to grant his dying mother's last wish--to meet film star Greta Garbo. Sidney Lumet's bittersweet 1984 comedy also stars Anne Bancroft, Catherine Hicks, Carrie Fisher, Harvey Fierstein, Howard Da Silva, Steven Hill, Hermione Gingold, Dorothy Loudon and Betty Comden.

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  • Anne Bancroft

    as Estelle Rolfe
  • Ron Silver

    as Gilbert Rolfe
  • Carrie Fisher

    as Lisa Rolfe
  • Catherine Hicks

    as Jane Mortimer
  • Steven Hill

    as Walter Rolfe
  • Howard Da Silva

    as Angelo Dakakis
  • Dorothy Loudon

    as Sonya Apollinar
  • Hermione Gingold

    as Elizabeth Rennick
  • Richard B. Shull

    as Shepard Plotkin
  • Antonia Rey

    as Nurse
  • Denny Dillon

    as Elaine
  • Betty Comden

    as Greta Garbo
  • Alice Spivak

    as Claire Rolfe
  • Maurice Sterman

    as Dr. Cohen
  • Arlene Francis

    as Herself
  • Adolph Green

    as Himself
  • Mary McDonnell

    as Stage actress
  • Liz Smith

    as Herself
  • Harvey Fierstein

    as Bernie Whitlock
Production Burtt Harris Producer
Directing Sidney Lumet Director
Editing Andrew Mondshein Editor
Costume & Make-Up Anna Hill Johnstone Costume Design
Production Elliott Kastner Producer
Sound Robert Hein Sound Editor
Camera Andrzej Bartkowiak Director of Photography
Art Philip Rosenberg Production Design
Art Philip Smith Set Decoration
Production Jennifer Ogden Associate Producer
Camera Richard C. Kratina Camera Operator
Sound Cy Coleman Music
Writing Larry Grusin Writer
Costume & Make-Up Joe Cranzano Makeup Artist
Sound Harry Peck Bolles Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Bob Grimaldi Hair Designer
Camera Hank Muller Assistant Camera