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Movie Quote of the Day – Ultimo tango a Parigi (Last Tango in Paris), 1972 (dir. Bernardo Bertolucci)


Jeanne: You want to know why you don’t want to know anything about me? Because you hate women.
Paul: Oh, really?
Jeanne: What have they ever done to you?
Paul: Well, either they always pretend to know who I am or they pretend I don’t know who they are and that’s very boring.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Last Emperor, 1987 (dir. Bernardo Bertolucci)


Reginald Fleming ‘R.J.’ Johnston: Words are important.
Pu Yi, at 15: Why are words important?
Reginald Fleming ‘R.J.’ Johnston: If you cannot say what you mean, your majesty, you will never mean what you say and a gentleman should always mean what he says.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Dreamers, 2003 (dir. Bernardo Bertolucci)

Matthew: I read it in Cahiers du Cinéma. “A filmmaker is like a Peeping Tom.” A voyeur. It’s as if the camera is a the keyhole to your parents’ bedroom. And you spy on them, and you’re disgusted. You feel guilty but you can’t. . .you can’t look away. It makes films like crimes and directors like criminals. It should be illegal.
Theo: There goes my chance to be a filmmaker.
Matthew: Why?
Theo: My parents always left the bedroom door open.

Movie Quote of the Day – C’era una volta il West (Once Upon a Time in the West), 1968 (dir. Sergio Leone)

Harmonica: Did you bring a horse for me?
Snaky:  Looks like we’re. . .[snickers]. . .looks like we’re shy one horse.
Harmonica: [shakes head] You brought two too many.