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by mauries
some of my favorite movies, as ranked as possible “One day, while taking a look at some vistas in Dad’s stereopticon, it hit me that I was just this little girl, born in Texas, whose father was a sign painter, who only had just so many years to live. It sent a chill down my spine and I thought where would I be this very moment, if Kit had never met me? Or killed anybody… this very moment… if my mom had never met my dad… if she had never died. And what’s the man I’ll marry gonna look like? What’s he doing right this minute? Is he thinking about me now, by some coincidence, even though he doesn’t know me? Does it show on his face? For days… Read more

some of my favorite movies, as ranked as possible

“One day, while taking a look at some vistas in Dad’s stereopticon, it hit me that I was just this little girl, born in Texas, whose father was a sign
painter, who only had just so many years to live. It sent a chill down my spine and I thought where would I be this very moment, if Kit had never met me? Or killed anybody… this very moment… if my mom had never met my dad… if she had never died. And what’s the man I’ll marry gonna look like? What’s he doing right this minute? Is he thinking about me now, by some coincidence, even though he doesn’t know me? Does it show on his face? For days afterwards I lived in dread. Sometimes I wished I could fall asleep and be taken off to some magical land, and this never happened.”

“Ich bin der Zorn Gottes. Die Erde, über die ich gehe, sieht mich und bebt!”

“She isn’t my wife, really. We just have some kids. No, no kids, not even kids. Sometimes, though, it feels as if we had kids. She isn’t beautiful, she’s… easy to live with. No, she isn’t. That’s why I don’t live with her.”

“I added less water than last week. Maybe that’s why it’s better.”

“I just… I just don’t understand! Why did he kill himself? Why was he walking along the tracks? It just goes around and around in my head. Why do you think he did it?”

“I remember when I was a kid… Have you ever seen a dying dog, you know, one of those old dogs that comes to die under the, under the porch of the house? At the last moment… It… Yelps. In Terror. As if it’s seen something real.”

“Every woman has her most vulnerable point. For some, it’s the nape of the neck, the waist, the hands. For Claire, in that position, in that light, it was her knee.”

“Behind us our fate was groping / Like an insane man with a razor in his hand.”

- “Why do you look so sad?”
- “Because you speak to me in words and I look at you with feelings”

“I’m not a whore. I’m a dancer”

“Will I be with you tonight in Paradise?”

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