“Diva” quotes

Movie Diva
Title Diva
Year 1981
Director Jean-Jacques Beineix
Genre Thriller
Plot – Jules is a postman who lives in Paris. He loves opera music and Cynthia Hawkins, an opera singer. He manages to record her while she's singing, but he learns Cynthia doesn't want to be recorded, so he gives her his tapes. In his bag there's another recording, the one in which Nadia reports a policeman before getting murdered. The agent is then involved in the prostitution racket and the criminals are chasing the tape to destroy it.
All actors – Wilhelmenia Fernandez, Frédéric Andréi, Richard Bohringer, Thuy An Luu, Jacques Fabbri, Chantal Deruaz, Anny Romand, Roland Bertin, Gérard Darmon, Dominique Pinon, Jean-Jacques Moreau, Patrick Floersheim
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  • “- Jules: Is that the Opera House?
    - Alba: No, that's my ass.”

    Frédéric Andréi - Jules
    Thuy An Luu - Alba
  • “- Alba: Pretty gloomy setting!
    - Jules: Think so? A monument to disaster... deluxe style!”

    Thuy An Luu - Alba
    Frédéric Andréi - Jules
  • “- Gorodish: Abyssus abyssum invocat!
    - Alba: What is Abyssus abyssum?
    - Gorodish: It means the abyss calls the abyss.”

    Richard Bohringer - Gorodish
    Thuy An Luu - Alba
  • “- Cynthia Hawkins: Do you steal the dresses of all singers?
    - Jules: No, no.
    - Cynthia Hawkins: So, I'm the lucky one! I have a fan?
    - Jules: I heard you in Bordeaux. And last year I went to Munich specially for the concert.
    - Cynthia Hawkins: You made the trip for me?
    - Jules: Yes, on the moped.
    - Cynthia Hawkins: On the moped. So, you are a...” (continue)
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    Wilhelmenia Fernandez - Cynthia Hawkins
    Frédéric Andréi - Jules
    [Tag:fanaticism, idols]
  • “- Cynthia Hawkins: What's your name, Mr. Postman?
    - Jules: Jules.
    - Cynthia Hawkins: Jules! Jules is old for a young man. I thought the French were modern.
    - Jules: My father was old-fashioned.
    - Cynthia Hawkins: I'm kidding! Jules fits you so poorly that it fits you very well.”

    Wilhelmenia Fernandez - Cynthia Hawkins
    Frédéric Andréi - Jules
    [Tag:age, name]
  • “Some get high on airplane glue... detergents... fancy gimmicks. My satori is this: Zen in the art of buttering bread!”
    Richard Bohringer - Gorodish
  • “- Jules: Where are we?
    - Alba: In a castle.
    - Jules: What castle?
    - Alba: Where the witch makes poisoned red apples to advertise the toothpastemovie stars use.”

    Frédéric Andréi - Jules
    Thuy An Luu - Alba