Garbo Talks is a 1984 American comedy-drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Anne Bancroft, Ron Silver, Carrie Fisher, and Betty Comden as Greta Garbo.
The movie was written by Larry Grusin and also stars Catherine Hicks and Steven Hill. Bancroft was nominated for a Golden Globe.
Greta Garbo's low, husky voice and Swedish accent was first heard on screen in Eugene O'Neill's Anna Christie (1930), which was publicized with the slogan "Garbo Talks."
Despite mostly favorable reviews from critics, the film failed at the box office.
Anne Bancroft as Estelle Rolfe,
Ron Silver as Gilbert Rolfe,
Carrie Fisher as Lisa Rolfe,
Betty Comden (uncredited) as Greta Garbo,
Catherine Hicks as Jane Mortimer,
Steven Hill as Walter Rolfe,
Howard Da Silva as Angelo Dokakis,
Dorothy Loudon as Sonya Apollinar,
Harvey Fierstein as Bernie Whitlock,
Hermione Gingold as Elizabeth Rennick,
Alice Spivak as Claire Rolfe,
Mary McDonnell as Lady Capulet,
Adolph Green as Himself,
Andrzej Bartkowiak (uncredited),
Cy Coleman (uncredited) as Himself,
Greta Garbo (uncredited archive footage) as Herself,
Charles Pendleton (uncredited) as Construction worker,
George Plimpton (uncredited) as Himself
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