Movie Quote of the Day – Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, 2008 (dir. Bharat Nalluri)
Delysia: [during an air-raid drill] Guinevere, I’m scared!
Guinevere Pettigrew: It’s just a drill, I’m sure it’s just a drill.
Delysia: But it won’t always be, will it? We’re going to war, aren’t we?
Guinevere Pettigrew: Yes we are. And that is why you must not waste a second of this precious life. Listen to me. Once I too had ambitions. Not your grand ones, simple ambitions. Marriage, children and a house of our own. He died, in the mud in France. A good, solid man. You would call him dull, no doubt, but he smiled whenever he saw me and we could’ve built a life on that. Your heart knows the truth, Delysia. Trust it.
Posted on August 20, 2014, in Movie Quote of the Day and tagged 2008, Amy Adams, Bharat Nalluri, David Magee, Frances McDormand, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, Simon Beaufoy, Winifred Watson. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.