“Cries & Whispers” quotes(1972)
Plot – In a villa situated in a park in the outskirts of Stockholm, the 40-year-old Agnes, assisted by her sisters Karin and Maria, is dying of cancer. Karin, who is married with an older man, is a merciless woman that hates others and despise any type of physical contact. Maria, on the other hand, is younger, extrovert but worried only about herself and her beauty. The housekeeper, Anna, is the only one that can really understand what Agnes is going through, because she has lost a daughter. After Agnes has died, Karin and Maria try to communicate, but they end up not seeing each other forever.
All actors – Harriet Andersson, Kari Sylwan, Ingrid Thulin, Liv Ullmann, Anders Ek, Inga Gill, Erland Josephson, Henning Moritzen, Georg Årlin, , Miles Jonn-Dalton, Ingrid Sandell, Ingmar Bergman, Ingrid Bergman, Lena Bergman, Lars-Owe Carlberg, Malin Gjörup, Greta Johansson, Karin Johansson, Ann-Christin Lobråten, Börje Lundh, Rossana Mariano, Monika Priede, Linn Ullmannshow all
“Cries & Whispers” Quotes 7 quotes
“Nothing but a web of lies. Every bit of it. A web of lies.”
“Agnes, my dear child, listen to what I tell you now. Pray for those of us left behind on this dark and miserable earth beneath a cruel and empty sky. Lay your suffering at God's feet and plead with him to pardon us. Plead with him to free us of our anxiety, our weariness, and our deepest doubts. Plead with him to give meaning to our lives.”
“It's true. I've - often thought - of taking my own life. It's... it's disgusting. It's degrading - and - it never ever changes.”
“The funeral was tolerable. No one wept or grew hysterical.”
“- David: Come here, Marie. Come. Look in the mirror. You're beautiful. Perhaps even more than when we were together. But you've changed and I want you to see how. Now your eyes cast quick, calculating, side glances. You used to look ahead straightforwardly, openly, without disguise. Your mouth has a slightly hungry, dissatisfied expression. It...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Maria: I think you're joking with me. I know where you see it.
- David: Where?
- Maria: In yourself. Because you and I are so alike.
- David: You mean in our selfishness, coldness and indifference?”