“Gorky Park” quotes(1983)
Plot – Young inspector Arkadi Renko is called in Gorky Park on a frosty Moscow morning to investigate about three half-buried corpses in the snow, two men and a woman. Their faces are deliberately disfigured and their fingertips have been abraded. Renko finds on the site a KGB agent, a man with whom he has some reminders. Why KGB is investigating too? Renko begins however his difficult job patiently and starts investigating.
All actors – William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy, Ian Bannen, Joanna Pacula, Michael Elphick, Richard Griffiths, Rikki Fulton, Alexander Knox, Alexei Sayle, Ian McDiarmid, Niall O'Brienshow all
“Gorky Park” Quotes 17 quotes
“- Arkady Renko: I always wanted to meet an American. You are so, so different. Forgive me for staring. Only once before did I ever meet an American, in the flesh, so to speak. A young student, Kirwell I think he was called. James Kirwell.
- Jack Osborne: Oh.
- Arkady Renko: But he was dead.
- Jack Osborne: That doesn't count then, does it?”
“- Jack Osborne: There's a sliver of food on your upper lip.
- Arkady Renko: I'm just a plodding investigator, no style. Completely out of my depth. Oh, yes. Three bodies, three people, shot down and mutilated in Gorky Park, and me, I have food on my lip.
- Jack Osborne: Not even caviar at that. I somehow feel that the executioner, whoever he may...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I'm used to dealing with the dead. The only emotion I feel about one of these is a faint hope it may be a Party official.”
“- Irina Asanova: KGB have better cars, you know.
- Arkady Renko: Ah, but they don't always take you where you want to go, do they?”
“KGB decides what interests KGB.”
“- Arkady Renko: I'm trying to save a life.
- Anton: Whose?
- Arkady Renko: Mine! I'm on a case that reeks of KGB involvement.”
“- Irina Asanova: The director of that film promised me a pair of new boots if I went to bed with him. Think I should?
- Arkady Renko: Well, the winter's almost over.
- Irina Asanova: Exactly, and I am a Siberian, I'm used to the cold.”
“Promise me I can have your face when the breath has left your body.”