“Mr. Holmes” quotes(2015)
Plot – The movie tells the story of the most famous detective in the world under a new and different light. 1947, the elderly Sherlock Holmes has retired to his farm on the English coast, where he spends the last years of his life raising bees in the company of a housekeeper and her teenage son, Roger. Haunted by the memory of his last investigation, the mystery of the woman of the glove, Holmes confides in the boy and goes over the circumstances of his only case to remain unsolved and that forced him years earlier to retire.
All actors – Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Milo Parker, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hattie Morahan, Patrick Kennedy, Roger Allam, Phil Davis, Frances de la Tour, Charles Maddox, Takako Akashi, Zak Shukorshow all
“Mr. Holmes” Quotes 14 quotes
“I don't live alone, I have the housekeeper!”
“- Tamiki Umezaki: My mother, she wonders if you brought your famous hat.
- Sherlock Holmes: The deerstalker? I've never worn one.
- Tamiki Umezaki: And a pipe?
- Sherlock Holmes: I prefer a cigar.”
“They were, as John always described them, penny dreadfuls with an elevated prose style.”
“And so ends the story about a woman who died before her time, and a man who had long outlived his.”
“- Boy's Mother: You must forgive my son, he loves bees.
- Sherlock Holmes: It isn't a bee, it's a wasp. Different thing entirely.”
“There seems to be an outbreak of mortality.”
“- Sherlock Holmes: I have been alone. All my life. But with the compensations of the intellect.
- Ann Kelmot: And is that enough?
- Sherlock Holmes: It can be. If one is so fortunate as to find a place in the world.”
“When you're a detective and a man comes to see you, it's usually about his wife.”
“A man abandoned his family and wrote his son a story. He wouldn't be the first to cloak his cowardice in a flag of sacrifice.”
“Exceptional children are often the product of unremarkable parents.”
“I told Watson if I ever write a story it will be to correct the million misconceptions created by his imagination.”