Garbo Talks

Garbo Talks

103 mins | Drama, Comedy | Oct. 12, 1984

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.

Garbo Talks

103 mins | Drama, Comedy | Oct. 12, 1984

Garbo Talks
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.
IMDb rating 6.4
Producers United Artists
Original title Garbo Talks
Directors Sidney Lumet
Writers Larry Grusin

Cast

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