“Hanover Street” quotes

(1979)
Movie Hanover Street
Peter Hyams directed this movie in 1979
Title Hanover Street
Year 1979
Director Peter Hyams
Genre Drama, Romance, War, Adventure, Action
Plot – Lt. David Halloran of the American aviation notices the British nurse Margaret Sellinger, during a German air bombardment over London in 1943. She's rescuing wounded civilians and she's conquered by him despite being married to Paul Sellinger, an intelligence officer and mother of a girl. Meanwhile the two men are on a mission in France together and their plane is demolished by Germans. After various adventures, they manage to complete the mission and return safely to England, but Paul abandons his wife forever.
All actors – Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down, Christopher Plummer, Alec McCowen, Richard Masur, Michael Sacks, Patsy Kensit, Max Wall, Shane Rimmer, Keith Buckley, Sherrie Hewson, Cindy O'Callaghan
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  • “- Margaret Sellinger: Do things have to work out this way?
    - David Halloran: Things work out the way they're supposed to.”

    Lesley-Anne Down - Margaret Sellinger
    Harrison Ford - David Halloran
    [Tag:destiny, life]
  • “- Margaret Sellinger: I don't know what I'm doing here.
    - David Halloran: Yes, you do.
    - Margaret Sellinger: Yes, I do.”

    Lesley-Anne Down - Margaret Sellinger
    Harrison Ford - David Halloran
  • “I love you enough to let you go, which is more than I've ever felt about anyone in my life.”
    Harrison Ford - David Halloran
    [Tag:abandonment, love]
  • “- Paul Sellinger: How far do you think we've gone?
    - David Halloran: How am I supposed to know? You're the god damn spy, not me. Don't you guys have a magic manual or something that teaches you all that stuff?
    - Paul Sellinger: Yes, we do.
    - David Halloran: Did you ever read it?
    - Paul Sellinger: I helped write it.
    - David Halloran: What did it...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Christopher Plummer - Paul Sellinger
    Harrison Ford - David Halloran
  • “- Sarah Sellinger: Mummy... when am I going to get breasts?
    - Margaret Sellinger: Next Tuesday. Why?
    - Sarah Sellinger: I don't know. Sometimes I think they look silly.
    - Margaret Sellinger: They do look best with formal wear.”

    Patsy Kensit - Sarah Sellinger
    Lesley-Anne Down - Margaret Sellinger
  • “- Margaret Sellinger: Do you want to play cards? I feel like demolishing you.
    - Sarah Sellinger: You're trying to be cheerful; because, you're worried about Daddy. He's going to be alright.”

    Lesley-Anne Down - Margaret Sellinger
    Patsy Kensit - Sarah Sellinger
    [Tag:game, mother, worry]
  • “- David Halloran: You don't seem like the farm type to me.
    - Margaret Sellinger: I can milk a cow.
    - David Halloran: Her ladyship can milk a cow?
    - Margaret Sellinger: She can.
    - David Halloran: With her very own hands?
    - Margaret Sellinger: No, with her feet.”

    Harrison Ford - David Halloran
    Lesley-Anne Down - Margaret Sellinger
  • “- David Halloran: Nobody's supposed to look like that in a uniform.
    - Margaret Sellinger: How am I supposed to look?
    - David Halloran: Like a short man.
    - Margaret Sellinger: You're boiled water's getting cold.
    - David Halloran: Then, let's order some more. Please.”

    Harrison Ford - David Halloran
    Lesley-Anne Down - Margaret Sellinger
  • “- David Halloran: What about you?
    - Margaret Sellinger: What about, what about me?
    - David Halloran: Who are you? What are you?
    - Margaret Sellinger: I'm a short man.”

    Harrison Ford - David Halloran
    Lesley-Anne Down - Margaret Sellinger
  • “Sometimes, when we're together, I feel so close that I don't know where I end and you begin. I never knew it could be like that.”

    Lesley-Anne Down - Margaret Sellinger
  • “- David Halloran: You people actually drink this stuff?
    - Margaret Sellinger: No we just like to put it in our cups and stare at it.
    - David Halloran: Tastes too much like, boiled water.
    - Margaret Sellinger: It is boiled water.
    - David Halloran: I knew there was a reason.”

    Harrison Ford - David Halloran
    Lesley-Anne Down - Margaret Sellinger
    [Tag:drinking, habit]
  • “You know these things are made of metal, right? Did you ever try and pick one up? You can't. You know why? Because it's made of metal, and metal's heavy. Very heavy. You don't believe me? Just try and pick one of these things up. You'll see. You'll wrench your back, that's what you'll do. Air isn't heavy, you know? This pile of junk is heavy....” (continue)(continue reading)

    Richard Masur - 2nd Lieut. Jerry Cimino
  • “- Margaret Sellinger: Where are you from?
    - David Halloran: Chicago.
    - Margaret Sellinger: Chicago - where all the gangsters come from isn't it?
    - David Halloran: Not all of them. Some of them come from Detroit and New York. Chicago just happens to grow the best ones.
    - Margaret Sellinger: You a gangster?
    - David Halloran: Twelve arrests. No...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Lesley-Anne Down - Margaret Sellinger
    Harrison Ford - David Halloran
    [Tag:gang, place, prejudice]
  • “- 2nd Lt. Jerry Cimino: They're shooting at us. How come every time we fly over they shoot guns at us?
    - David Halloran: Because we drop bombs on them.
    - 2nd Lt. Jerry Cimino: They have no sense of humor. Can't you guys take a joke?”

    Richard Masur - 2nd Lieut. Jerry Cimino
    Harrison Ford - David Halloran
    [Tag:humor, war]
  • “I just wish your eyes weren't that color.”
    Harrison Ford - David Halloran
    [Tag:eyes, flirting]
  • “- Margaret Sellinger: Are you alright? Are you hurt?
    - David Halloran: I was lost for awhile, but, I think I'm back now.”

    Lesley-Anne Down - Margaret Sellinger
    Harrison Ford - David Halloran
    [Tag:wound]
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