“Dead Again” quotes(1991)
Plot – Mike Church is a private detective in Los Angeles expert in finding lost people. He has agreed to investigate into the past of an attractive woman who has lost her memory and is plagued by nightmares. He is contacted by Franklyn Madson, an eccentric antiquarian hypnotist, who hopes to discover the identity of this woman, nicknamed Grace. To their great surprise under hypnosis the woman gives a detailed description of the troubled marriage between Margaret, a pianist, and Roman Strauss, a composer: she was killed with scissors in her bed, he instead was executed for her murder. Grace therefore identifies with Margaret convinced that Roman re-lives in Mike. Upon investigation, the detective discovers that Madson, then a teenager, killed Margaret because she took Roman Strauss away from his mother Inga, at the time the musician's housekeeper. After killing his mother Inga, now very old, in a moment of madness, Madson tries to kill Grace and Mike but succumbs during the fight.
All actors – Kenneth Branagh, Andy Garcia, Derek Jacobi, Wayne Knight, Hanna Schygulla, Campbell Scott, Emma Thompson, Jo Anderson, Christine Ebersole, Lois Hall, Richard Easton, Patrick Montesshow all
“Dead Again” Quotes 7 quotes
“The man I bought it from explained to me that, when a husband gives
it to his wife, they become two halves of the same person.
Nothing can separate them... not even death.”
“I was a damn good shrink. Nineteen years I worked with a lot of people through a lot of shit. I loved being a doctor. I used to not charge half my patients. Then the fucking state comes along, they send in some bitch undercover, and I'm fucked. Life isn't fair, is it?”
“Someone is either a smoker or a nonsmoker. There's no in-between.
The trick is to find out which one you are, and be that. If you're a
nonsmoker, you'll know.”
“Karmically, self-defense is quite cool.”
“This is fate we're talking about, and if fate works at all, it works
because people think that this time, it isn't going to happen!”
“All I know is, you've got people chasing after you in every life.”