United States | 1985 | Joyce Chopra Laura Dern and Treat Williams star in this coming-of-age drama about a teenage girl, eager for her sexual awakening, who enters into an ambiguous relationship with a mysterious, macho, menacing stranger she meets one summer day. Based on the Joyce Carol Oates short story Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? “The film's power is enormous…A drama that seems to have been filmed holding its breath.” –The New Yorker (2020). With Mary Kay Place and Levon Helm. New 4K restoration! Cleveland revival premiere. 92 min. Smooth Talk, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be viewed online from 11/13 thru at least 12/3 via the link below. (Doing so supports the Cinematheque.) Screening fee is $12, and you have 72 hours to watch it. https://watch.eventive.org/smoothtalk/play/5fa597eb476d660071551361
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