Smooth Talk is a 1985 drama film, loosely based on Joyce Carol Oates' 1966 short story Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?, which was in turn inspired by the Tucson murders committed by Charles Schmid. The protagonist and main character, Connie Wyatt, is played by Laura Dern. The antagonist, Arnold Friend, is played by Treat Williams.
|Release Date||10 September 1985|
|Filming Locations||Santa Rosa, California, USA|
|Film Class||Psychological Drama, Coming-of-Age|
|Mood||Uncomfortable Viewing, Only Human|
|Themes||Innocence Lost, Sexual Awakening, Suburban Dysfunction|
|Tones||Understated, Disturbing, Intimate, Tense, Meditative, Menacing|