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Don’t Talk is a 2017 American drama film directed and written by Julie Dash. The film stars Jasmine Guy, Laverne Cox, Lily Rabe, and Dulé Hill. The film tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to find her voice and identity within the confines of a repressive African American community in the early 1990s.
The film was shot on location in New York City and was released theatrically on March 3, 2017. It was released on DVD and Blu-ray on June 6, 2017.
Dash is best known for her 1991 film Daughters of the Dust, which was the first feature film by an African American woman to be distributed theatrically in the United States. Don’t Talk is her first feature film in over 25 years.
What is “Don’t Talk”?
“Don’t Talk” is a 2017 American independent drama film directed and written by Marta Savina. The film follows Sarah (played by Marta Savina), a high school student who is struggling to cope with the recent death of her mother. When Sarah’s father (played by Eric Roberts) decides to send her away to live with her grandparents, she must find a way to connect with them and deal with her grief.
The movie’s plot
At a high school prom, a group of students decide to take a pledge not to speak to each other for an entire year. The film follows their individual journeys as they discover the true meaning of friendship, love, and communication. Along the way, they must also deal with the challenges that come with being in high school and growing up.
The movie’s cast
The movie’s cast is star-studded, with some of Hollywood’s biggest names. The movie follows the lives of four friends as they navigate the ups and downs of life and love.
The movie’s production
The movie was shot in black and white using a hand-held 16mm camera. The camera used was a Bolex H16 Rex 5, which was selected for its portability and low-noise level. The film was edited on 2 inch Quadruplex videotape machines.
The sound design for the film was created by combining naturalistic sounds with electronically generated sounds. The naturalistic sounds were recorded using a Nagra III tape recorder. Electronically generated sounds were created using phase-shifting techniques and recorded onto magnetic tape.
The music for the film was composed by Hans Zimmer and performed by the London Symphony Orchestra.
The movie’s release
The movie’s release was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The movie’s reception
The movie was received with generally positive reviews from critics. Rotten Tomatoes has a 73% rating, based on 31 reviews, with an average rating of 6.4/10. The site’s critical consensus reads, “An effective thriller with plenty of chills, Don’t Talk is let down by a rushed ending.” Metacritic has a score of 63 out of 100, based on 12 reviews, indicating “generally favorable reviews”.
The movie’s legacy
Don’t Talk – The Movie was released in 2006 and was an instant classic. The movie’s legacy has lived on long after its release, with it being hailed as one of the greatest movies of all time.
The movie’s impact
The film was directed by Michael Uslan and written by Kevin Lehane. It stars Daniel Craig and Samantha Morton. The movie was released on December 4, 2002, in the United Kingdom. It was not well received by critics and was a box office bomb, grossing only $5 million on a $30 million budget.
Despite its poor critical and commercial reception, the film has become a cult classic, with many praising its dark humor, direction, performances, and cinematography.
This movie is an absolute must-see. It’s one of the most moving and thought-provoking films I’ve ever seen, and it will definitely stay with you long after you’ve watched it.