“Mary Reilly” quotes(1996)
Plot – Mary Reilly grew up in hardships and violence and found a little peace at Dr. Jekyll's working as a maid. The work is hard but it's a safe haven to which Mary wouldn't give up for anything in the world. The admiration for her master leads Mary to accept everything about him, including his ambiguous assistant, Mr. Hyde. This man totally lacks of moral limits, but Mary feels towards him both repulsion and attraction, while for the doctor she feels pure love and devotion. Meanwhile, she wonders about her personality: what if it was "double" too?
All actors – Julia Roberts, John Malkovich, George Cole, Michael Gambon, Kathy Staff, Glenn Close, Michael Sheen, Bronagh Gallagher, Linda Bassett, Henry Goodman, Ciarán Hinds, Sasha Hanaushow all
“Mary Reilly” Quotes 8 quotes
“- Mary Reilly: He said you have an illness. What kind of an illness?
- Dr. Henry Jekyll: You might call it a fracture in my soul, something which left me with a taste for oblivion.”
“You said you didn't care what the world thought of you. Nor will I.”
“I am the bandit. He is merely the cave in which I shelter.”
“- Mr. Hyde: I feel differently with you. Why should that be? You still the rage.
- Mary Reilly: Where does it come from, Sir, this rage?
- Mr. Hyde: How should I know? It comes in like the tide.”
“- Dr. Henry Jekyll: Haven't you ever wished for a completely new life, Mary?
- Mary Reilly: No sir. What good would that do?
- Dr. Henry Jekyll: I mean, suppose you were able to do absolutely whatever you wanted, with no consequences and no regrets? Then what?
- Mary Reilly: I don't believe there's such a thing as actions without consequences.”
“- Mary Reilly: Is Evil stronger than Good?
- Mr. Hyde: You tell me.”
“I found how to achieve what I'd always wanted... To be the knife as well as the wound.”
“- Dr. Henry Jekyll: When we had our talk, you refused to say you hated your father.
- Mary Reilly: I don't.
- Dr. Henry Jekyll: Why not?
- Mary Reilly: He put a dark place in me and I can't forgive him for that, but it's part of me now, and how can I regret what I am? Though it often makes me sad.
- Dr. Henry Jekyll: Oh, well, sadness, yes, that...” (continue)(continue reading)