A blocked writer and a troubled young woman, both at loose ends in theirlives, meet over a phone sex line. After some provocative verbaldueling, they take an unexpected journey that turns out to be a greatdeal more romantic and exciting than either of them suspected. Thisadventure takes them to Budapest on the eve of World War I – where sheis a wealthy countess and he is an assassin — and then to Vienna in 1939– where he is a wounded Resistance fighter and she is his privatenurse, trying to reawaken life inside him. The experience unlocks theirimagination, enables them to explore the parameters of eroticism, andprovides them with some clarity about their lives. “Sweet Talk” is asexy and poetic film about the transformative power of storytelling.