Women Talking

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Women Talking

Nominated for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay at the 2023 Academy Awards®

Based on the best-selling novel by Miriam Toews and directed by Academy Award nominee Sarah Polley, 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. Featuring an ensemble cast that includes Academy Award nominee Jessie Buckley, Emmy winner Claire Foy, Academy Award nominee Rooney Mara, BAFTA winner Ben Whishaw, and Academy Award winner Frances McDormand.

"Women Talking gathers extraordinary emotional force, and also something more: genuine spiritual weight. Polley has made an angry, compassionate parable of Christian belief and female empowerment — two forces, often thought to be irreconcilable, that are shown here to be intrinsically bound."
Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times
"Polley strikes a hypnotizing rhythm amongst the women, who attack despair with cheeky humor (Women Talking is unexpectedly funny in parts) and uncertainty with astute deliberation, respectfully challenging each other on a course of action as much as lovingly braiding one another’s hair."
Tomris Laffly, The Wrap

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