Academy Award Nominee: Best Picture
Academy Award Nominee: Best Adapted Screenplay
Critic's Choice Winner: Best Director, Sarah Polley
Do nothing. Stay and fight. Or leave. Based on the best-selling novel by Miriam Toews, WOMEN TALKING follows a group of women in an isolated religious colony as they struggle to reconcile their faith with a series of sexual assaults committed by the colony's men. Frances McDormand, Rooney Mara, Jessie Buckley, and Claire Foy deliver brilliant and devastating performances in this rivieting film. Written and directed by Sarah Polley (AWAY FROM HER, STORIES WE TELL).
PG-13, 104 min.
"Brilliant and devastating WOMEN TALKING [is] a daring experiment in riveting conversation as high drama." – RogerEbert.com
"Beautifully performed and gripping in a chewy, nuanced, contemplative way." – Daily Telegraph (UK)
"Think of it as Twelve Angry Women – Twelve Justifiably Furious Women – and marvel at the shades of vengefulness, hope, sorrow, and support on display in the gallery of performances." – Ty Burr's Watch List
"An ensemble acting triumph." – Toronto Star