“Gorillas in the Mist” quotes

Movie Gorillas in the Mist
Michael Apted directed this movie in 1988
Title Gorillas in the Mist
Original title Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey
Year 1988
Director Michael Apted
Genre Drama, Biography
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Plot – Dian Fossey travels to Congo to study gorilla's behavior. She learns their language and gestures, but she has to fight the tribe of Batwa who threatens the animals and cynical Van Vecten too. The authorities task only three men to hunt the poachers and help Dian, but one night she's mysteriously attacked.
All actors – Sigourney Weaver, Bryan Brown, Julie Harris, John Omirah Miluwi, Iain Cuthbertson, Constantin Alexandrov, Waigwa Wachira, Iain Glen, David Lansbury, Maggie O'Neill, Konga Mbandu, Michael J. Reynolds
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  • “- Bob Campbell: I've asked my wife for a divorce... Did you hear me?
    - Dian Fossey: I'm scared.
    - Bob Campbell: You're scared? I'm about to marry a girl who's liable to have gorillas for bridesmaids.”

    Bryan Brown - Bob Campbell
    Sigourney Weaver - Dian Fossey
  • “- Sembagare: They think you are a witch.
    - Dian Fossey: They wouldn't be the first.”

    John Omirah Miluwi - Sembagare
    Sigourney Weaver - Dian Fossey
  • “- Dian Fossey: It's nice to see a married man who can sew.
    - Bob Campbell: How did you know I was married?
    - Dian Fossey: The night you arrived, you shook the rain off your parka outside the door so you wouldn't get the floor wet.
    - Bob Campbell: Does it matter?
    - Dian Fossey: Apparently not.”

    Sigourney Weaver - Dian Fossey
    Bryan Brown - Bob Campbell
  • “- Dian Fossey: Why am I in this movie so much?
    - Bob Campbell: You're the story. You're what people are interested in. The gorilla girl.”

    Sigourney Weaver - Dian Fossey
    Bryan Brown - Bob Campbell
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  • “If I see or hear or smell you anywhere near my gorillas, you'll be writing with your other hand and I'll have a new ashtray.”

    Sigourney Weaver - Dian Fossey
  • “I am the finest tracker. This man is not as good as me. Him is a great liar. Me - I'm the best.”
    John Omirah Miluwi - Sembagare
  • “The tub's for me. A daily scalding might just make this climate bearable.”
    Bryan Brown - Bob Campbell
    [Tag:cold, weather]
  • “I quit my job, left my fiancé, to say nothing of my appendix and flew halfway around the world. Those cases contain my hairdryer, my makeup, my underwear and my brassieres. If they don't go, Dr Leakey, I don't go.”
    Sigourney Weaver - Dian Fossey
  • “- Bob Campbell: Crawling around the mud in this climate after a bunch of gorillas might be perceived as weird.
    - Dian Fossey: Do you think I'm weird?
    - Bob Campbell: I do. Absolutely. Without question. I also think you are wonderful.
    - Dian Fossey: Which comes first, weird or wonderful?
    - Bob Campbell: Weird.”

    Bryan Brown - Bob Campbell
    Sigourney Weaver - Dian Fossey
  • “- Dian Fossey: How big are these night nests?
    - Sembagare: I don't know.
    - Dian Fossey: You mean you've forgotten.
    - Sembagare: How can I forget? I never knew.
    - Dian Fossey: Night nests, Sembagare. George Schaller's book says we count the gorillas' night nests to get the census.
    - Sembagare: I don't know about gorillas.
    - Dian Fossey: Of course...” (continue)
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    Sigourney Weaver - Dian Fossey
    John Omirah Miluwi - Sembagare