Talking Pictures

In-depth discussions with the creators of the year's top titles.

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Marriage Story

Marriage Story is Academy Award nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together. The film stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver. Laura Dern, Alan Alda, and Ray Liotta co-star.
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Running Time: 136


Booksmart

Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein star as best friends and academic perfectionists Amy and Molly in the comedy about the bonds we create that last a lifetime in Booksmart . Having spent the last four years in high school singularly focused on besting their play-minded peers, these overachievers — on the eve of graduation —... Read More

Running Time: 102


Bombshell

Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, John Lithgow, and Margot Robbie star in Bombshell , a look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time. Based on the real scandal, Bombshell tells the story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created Fox News. In conversation with Director Jay Roach and... Read More

Running Time: 108


Harriet

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. In... Read More

Running Time: 125


Pain and Glory

Director Pedro Almodóvar and star Antonio Banderas are both at the peak of their powers in this rich autumnal masterpiece about a weary film director searching for a spark to reignite his creativity in the storied Spanish auteur’s most personal and moving work to date. Read More

Running Time: 113


Motherless Brooklyn

Edward Norton wrote, produced, directed and stars in this retooled adaptation of Jonathan Lethem’s novel, an off-kilter 1950s-set detective yarn about a New York private eye living with Tourette Syndrome (Norton) determined to solve the murder of his mentor (Bruce Willis). In conversation with Writer/Director/Producer/Actor... Read More

Running Time: 144


JoJo Rabbit

Writer/director Taika Waititi’s audacious World War II satire follows a lonesome German boy shocked to find out his mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a young Jewish girl in the attic and, as always, turns to his goofy imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler (Waititi).

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Running Time: 109


Hustlers

Inspired by a true story, this glittering crowd-pleaser about a squad of former strippers flipping the script on their Wall Street clients boasts an all-star cast, including PSIFF 2020 honoree Jennifer Lopez in a showstopping, career-crowning performance that’s drumming up Oscar® buzz. In conversation with Writer/Director... Read More

Running Time: 110



Film Festival 2020