“Jesus' Son” quotes(1999)
Plot – FH. spends his days under the influence of drugs committing petty thefts to make a living. One day he meets Michelle and between them arises a strong passion. The girl is a drug addicted too and she's doomed to a tragic end. Alone, FH. manages to detoxify and changes his life, finding a job in a nursing home for elderly people.
All actors – Billy Crudup, Robert Michael Kelly, Torben Brooks, Dierdre Lewis, Jimmy Moffit, Antoinette LaVecchia, Samantha Morton, Steve Buck, Ben Shenkman, Scott Oster, Brooke Rachel Shive, Mark Webbershow all
“Jesus' Son” Quotes 8 quotes
“There was nothing stopping Michelle and me from having a baby except ourselves.”
“No more pretending for him. He was completely and openly a mess. Meanwhile, the rest of us go on pretending to each other.”
“Will you believe me when I tell you that, there was kindness... in his heart. His left hand didn't know what his right hand was doin'. It's just that certain important connections had been burned through. If I opened up your head, an' ran a hot soldering iron around in your brain; I might turn you into someone like that.”
“- FH: You're still alive?
- Bill: Are you kidding?
- FH: No.
- Bill: Well, that is too bad, because it makes you sound awful stupid asking if I'm alive, 'cause obviously I am.
- FH: Well, maybe I mean alive in a deeper sense. You could be talking, but still not be alive in a deeper sense.
- Bill: Well, there's no deeper shit than the kind we're...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- E.R. Nurse: Patient complains of knife in head.
- FH: Stabbing headache?”
“All these... weirdos, and me... getting a little better every day right in the middle of 'em. I had never known... I had never even imagined for a heartbeat that... there might be a place in the world for people like us.”
Think of being curled up and floating in the darkness. Even if you could think, even if you had an imagination, would you ever imagine its opposite, this miraculous world? The Asian Taoists called it "10,000 Things". And if the darkness just got darker and then you were dead, what would you care? How would you even know the difference?
“There is a price to be paid for dreaming.”