“French Postcards” quotes

Movie French Postcards
Title French Postcards
Year 1979
Director Willard Huyck
Genre Comedy, Drama
Interpreted by
All actors – Miles Chapin, Blanche Baker, David Marshall Grant, Valérie Quennessen, Debra Winger, Mandy Patinkin, Marie-France Pisier, Jean Rochefort, Lynn Carlin, George Coe, Christophe Bourseiller, François Lalande
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  • “- Toni: You know, I don't understand anything you are saying.
    - Joel: Don't you speak French?
    - Toni: Not your French.”

    Valérie Quennessen - Toni
    Miles Chapin - Joel
  • “- Laura: Maybe I should drive.
    - Sayyid: In my country, women do not drive.
    - Laura: Figures.
    - Sayyid: In my country, in fact, the women run behind the cars.”

    Blanche Baker - Laura
    Mandy Patinkin - Sayyid
  • “- Joel: You know, you could have told me you'd been here before.
    - Toni: I didn't even think about Stephen until they mentioned it.
    - Joel: Mentioned it. They had a goddamn billboard with your picture on it.”

    Miles Chapin - Joel
    Valérie Quennessen - Toni
  • “- Alex: I spent a week in Grenada mostly watching the famous rain in Spain. All in all the trip was incredibly - it was - lonely. But don't tell Joel that, ok. I just told him the trip was great.
    - Laura: I was going to say that about my trip. But it's hard when they bring you back in an ambulance.”

    David Marshall Grant - Alex
    Blanche Baker - Laura
  • “Come back with me to the States. Your English is good. You're studying to be a teacher. I've taught you all the best dirty words. You can tutor French and live with me.”
    Miles Chapin - Joel
  • Now I know that in some of your universities the students say, "No, we don't want literature, not philosophy for us this year. This year we think we will study... mushrooms". Mushrooms? I have news for you. This year, at my school, you will not study mushrooms!

    Jean Rochefort - Monsieur Tessier
    [Tag:school, studying]