“Gia” quotes

Movie Gia
Michael Cristofer directed this movie in 1998
Title Gia
Year 1998
Director Michael Cristofer
Genre Drama, Romance, Biography
All actors – Angelina Jolie, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Michael Cole, Kylie Travis, Louis Giambalvo, John Considine, Scott Cohen, Edmund Genest, Mercedes Ruehl, Faye Dunaway, Holly Baker, Joe Basile
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  • “Life and death, energy and peace. If I stop today, it was still worth it. Even the terrible mistakes that I made and would have unmade if I could. The pains that have burned me and scarred my soul, it was worth it, for having been allowed to walk where I've walked, which was to hell on Earth, heaven on Earth, back again, into, under, far in...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Angelina Jolie - Gia Carangi
  • “This is life, not heaven. You don't have to be perfect...”
    Edmund Genest - Francesco
  • “- Gia Carangi: People keep going away from me, that hurts.
    - Francesco: Work. You have a gift, use it. Life, life will be there later. When you have worked, and you have lived, and you know who you are, life is easy. Work. It's the only answer I know.”

    Angelina Jolie - Gia Carangi
    Edmund Genest - Francesco
  • “- Gia Carangi: You look so pretty.
    - Stephanie - Model: Thank you.
    - Gia Carangi: I love you.
    - Stephanie - Model: I know, you love everyone.”

    Angelina Jolie - Gia Carangi
    Kylie Travis - Stephanie - Model
    [Tag:beauty, love]
  • “- Gia Carangi: Am I making you nervous?
    - T.J.: Yeah.
    - Gia Carangi: Good, that's the idea. You scare the shit out of people so they can't see how scared you are.”

    Angelina Jolie - Gia Carangi
    Eric Michael Cole - T.J.
  • What am I supposed to feel here? Sorry for you because you're beautiful? Because you made ten thousand a minute doing fuckin' nothing? "Oh it was so hard, so terrible, they treated me so bad". You had a free ride. And you fuckin' blew it.

    Adina Porter - Girl at Group Therapy
    [Tag:beauty, chance, fame]
  • I'm some kid from Ohio, reading fashion magazines, looking at your picture and thinking I'm supposed to look like that. And going fucking crazy because I don't. Because nobody told me it was a lie. Because the magazine doesn't come with a label that says "Caution: this is a lie. Nobody looks like this". Not even you.

    Adina Porter - Girl at Group Therapy
  • “- Billy: You're very pretty. I'll bet you're a model.
    - Gia Carangi: Why? Do I look stupid?”

    Angelina Jolie - Gia Carangi
  • “- Gia Carangi: I met somebody, someone I really like.
    - Wilhemina Cooper: Good! Good for you. Take a deep breath darling. You are in for the ride of your life.”

    Angelina Jolie - Gia Carangi
    Faye Dunaway - Wilhelmina Cooper
  • “A life is like a book. A book is like a box. A box has six sides. Inside and outside, so, how do you get to what's inside? How do you get what's inside, out? Once upon a time, there lived a very pretty girl, who lived in a beautiful box, and everybody loved her.”
    Angelina Jolie - Gia Carangi
  • “Where's my knife? Who took my fucking knife? What do I look like, fucking terrorist? You don't take somebody's knife when they need it!”
    Angelina Jolie - Gia Carangi
    [Tag:need, weapons]
  • “No matter how screwed up our lives may be, we gotta take care of our children.”
    Louis Giambalvo - Joe Carangi
  • “Sex was really easy. There was sex everywhere. It didn't really mean too much. Love, love was the hard thing to find. Even if you were looking for it, which not too many people were. And even if you found it, which not too many people did, even if it was right there in front of you. How could you see it with all the sex in the way?”
    Eric Michael Cole - T.J.
    [Tag:love, sex]
  • “- Linda: I have to go.
    - Gia Carangi: I have to go... I have to go... where the fuck does everybody go when they have to go?”

    Elizabeth Mitchell - Linda
    Angelina Jolie - Gia Carangi
  • “You know what I think? I think there's a reason for everything. And I think that there's a plan for everyone. And I think that God has a big plan for me. Just not in this life.”
    Angelina Jolie - Gia Carangi
    [Tag:god, life, purpose]
  • “- T.J.: Have you ever had sex with a man before?
    - Gia Carangi: Yeah, once.
    - T.J.: And?
    - Gia Carangi: And... I could have done that with a German Shepard.”

    Eric Michael Cole - T.J.
    Angelina Jolie - Gia Carangi
    [Tag:ability, men, sex]
  • “Know that old joke, how can you tell when a junkie's lying? Her lips are moving? It's not funny.”
    Mercedes Ruehl - Kathleen Carangi
  • “- Gia Carangi: Where are you going?
    - Linda: You don't have any clothes on.
    - Gia Carangi: Don't change the subject.”

    Angelina Jolie - Gia Carangi
    Elizabeth Mitchell - Linda
    [Tag:clothes, nudity]
  • “I don't think a woman is really a woman, unless she's a blonde.”
    Angelina Jolie - Gia Carangi
    [Tag:hair, women]
  • “If you let it be about you, then you're screwed. So you have to stay separate from what's happening and you have to be somewhere else. But I don't know where that somewhere else is or how to do that.”
    Angelina Jolie - Gia Carangi
    [Tag:awareness, place]
  • “Life is so disappointing. Here you are. You have arrived. You are here. This is your moment. What do you have? You have pain. You have everything. What do you have? You have nothing. Everything is right, or everything is wrong. It's disappointing, it's confusing. This is life. What can we do?”

    Edmund Genest - Francesco
    [Tag:doing, life, pain]
  • “Your look is not spring. Your look is nuclear-fucking-winter.”
    Scott Cohen - Mike Mansfield
  • “With a face like that, she doesn't need a name.”

    Joe Basile - Disco Doorman Tony
    [Tag:beauty, name]
  • “I'd tell them that you don't have to be anybody. Because I'd know that being somebody doesn't make you anybody anyway.”

    Angelina Jolie - Gia Carangi