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Smooth Talk

Smooth Talk (1985)

Based on the short story, "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been", by Joyce Carol Oates, this film chronicles 15-year-old Connie's sexual awakening in the Northern California suburbs. Her experimentation gets out of hand when the mysterious Arnold Friend takes an interest in her.

Plot Keywords: coming of age, teenage girl, summer, sexual awakening, woman director, female sexuality, loss of innocence

DirectorJoyce Chopra
WritersJoyce Carol Oates, Tom Cole
Production CompaniesPalmyra Films, American Playhouse, Goldcrest, Nepenthe Productions
Production CountriesUnited States of America, United Kingdom
Spoken LanguagesEnglish

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