Garbo Talks (1984)

PG-13   |    |  Comedy, Drama


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The son of a woman dying of a brain tumour tries to fulfil his mother's last wish: to meet Greta Garbo.


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23 July 2002 | Hawk_23007
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| The sweet power of hero worship
Anne Bancroft, in the film Garbo Talks, experiences what many film fans can only dream of, meeting their idol. As Estelle Rolfe fades, we see her son Gilbert grow, helped along by his quest to find the mysterious Greta Garbo before his mother dies.

This film, while not great, is a great film if you are a Garbo fan. Listening to Estelle tell Garbo of all the big moments of her life and how each were punctuated by one of Garbo's films, is a testament to the power film can have.

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$127,192 14 October 1984

Gross USA:

$1,493,782

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,493,782

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