“Heaven's Gate” quotes(1980)
Plot – James Averill and Billy Irvine are great friends and classmates at Harvard. After graduation, they choose very different paths: Averill fights for the causes of poor people, leaving his family and becoming the sheriff in a county where cattle ranchers and immigrants fight one another. Irvine takes the opposite side, becoming the lawyer of the breeders association. The farmers decide to kill 125 rivals, among which there's Ella Watson, a French prostitute. The leader of the assassins loves her and rebels against his bosses.
All actors – Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston, Brad Dourif, Isabelle Huppert, Joseph Cotten, Jeff Bridges, Ronnie Hawkins, Paul Koslo, Geoffrey Lewis, Richard Masurshow all
“Heaven's Gate” Quotes 7 quotes
“You're not my class, Canton, and you never will be. You'd have to die first and be born again.”
“- William C. Irvine: James, do you remember the good gone days?
- James Averill: Clearer and better, every day I get older.”
“- John L. Bridges: It's getting dangerous to be poor in this country.
- James Averill: It always was.”
“- Frank Canton: Mr. Champion, my grandfather was the Secretary of War to Harrison. His brother was the governor of the state of New York. My brother-in-law is Secretary of State. And to you, I represent the full authority of the government of the United States and the President.
- Nathan D. Champion: Fuck him too.”