“Circle of Friends” quotes(1995)
Plot – Dublin: on the eve of the Swinging Sixties, when the first signs of liberalism and of the profound changes of the forthcoming decade are already in the air, two girls from a country village decide to attend college. Living in a city and the new school environment bring changes to their lives: between talk and new experiences, they will discover friendship, first love, sex, the difficulties of achievement and of the transition from carefree youth to the responsability of adulthood.
All actors – Chris O'Donnell, Minnie Driver, Geraldine O'Rawe, Saffron Burrows, Alan Cumming, Colin Firth, Aidan Gillen, Mick Lally, Britta Smith, John Kavanagh, Ruth McCabe, Ciarán Hindsshow all
“Circle of Friends” Quotes 8 quotes
I don't know why you let me go to University. It's like taking me to the top of the mountain and showing me the world, and then marching me back down, and saying, "That's what you can't have Benny, you silly great fat article. Here's what you can have: Knockglen for the rest of your life and married to Sean bloody Walsh"! I'd rather be married... (continue)(continue reading)
“I don't know. Sometimes it seems like such a strange sort of thing to want to do. You know, ridiculous. Like someone putting their finger up your nose or something.”
“Bless me father, for I have sinned!”
“When all this started, all our families have lived in Knockglen for as long as anybody could remember. And in Ireland people have very long memories.”
“- Benny: Have... have you ever gone all the way with a girl?
- Jack: No. Not quite.
- Benny: Would you like to?
- Jack: Now?
- Benny: No. It wasn't an invitation, just a request for information.”
“You must have realised I must marry for money. We lose the house, the whole family goes down. I can't afford to marry you now, however much I'd want to.”
“I could love you again, but I don't think I want to.”
“I don't care what the priests say. I think we should do as we feel.”