“A staggering ensemble cast led by Rooney Mara, Jessie Buckley, and Claire Foy power a surprisingly hopeful story of a religious colony in crisis.” – David Ehrlich, IndieWire
“Sarah Polley adapts Miriam Toews’s novel into a timely political parable with a stellar ensemble cast.” – A.O. Scott, The New York Times
Based on the best-selling novel by Miriam Toews, “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.
Directed by Sarah Polley and starring Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, Judith Ivey, with Ben Whishaw and Frances McDormand, the film has been nominated for two Academy Awards: Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.