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Talk to Me

By Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Cheadle shines in radio icon biopic. Not for kids.

Movie R 2007 118 minutes
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Kasi Lemmons's smart, enthralling TALK TO ME shows that Greene was at once inspired and troubled, ambitious and self-destructive. Greene makes his difficult decision in a what is a fittingly complicated scene that showcases both Greene's and Cheadle's brilliance.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: July 12, 2007
  • On DVD or streaming: October 30, 2007
  • Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor , Don Cheadle , Taraji P. Henson
  • Director: Kasi Lemmons
  • Inclusion Information: Female directors, Black directors, Black actors, Female actors
  • Studio: Focus Features
  • Genre: Drama
  • Run time: 118 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: pervasive language and some sexual content.
  • Last updated: June 20, 2023

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