“Powder” quotes

Movie Powder
Title Powder
Year 1995
Director Victor Salva
Genre Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Fantasy, Mystery
Plot – A mysterious young man with an incredible white skin is found in the cellar of a country house. He's called 'Powder' and he's born during a thunderstorm. He has lived with his grandparents isolated from the rest of the world as the community dislikes his diversity despite his extraordinary intelligence. He's very sensitive and has paranormal powers.
All actors – Mary Steenburgen, Sean Patrick Flanery, Lance Henriksen, Jeff Goldblum, Brandon Smith, Bradford Tatum, Susan Tyrrell, Missy Crider, Ray Wise, Esteban Powell, Reed Frerichs, Chad Cox
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  • “- Donald Ripley: It has become appallingly clear that our technology has surpassed our humanity.
    - Powder: Albert Einstein.
    - Donald Ripley: When I look at you, I have hope that maybe one day our humanity will surpass our technology.”

    Jeff Goldblum - Donald Ripley
    Sean Patrick Flanery - Jeremy 'Powder' Reed
  • “If you thought I was so intelligent would you ask me if I understood?”
    Sean Patrick Flanery - Jeremy 'Powder' Reed
  • “- Deputy Harley Duncan: I'm just saying that that's more than albino, Doug. That is spooky.
    - Sheriff Doug Barnum: I never thought we'd find a man too white for you there, Harley.”

    Brandon Smith - Deputy Harley Duncan
    Lance Henriksen - Sheriff Doug Barnum
  • “- Lindsey: What are people like, on the inside?
    - Powder: Inside most people there's a feeling of being separate, separated from everything.
    - Linsey: And?
    - Powder: And they're not. They're part of absolutely everyone, and everything.”

    Missy Crider - Lindsey Kelloway
    Sean Patrick Flanery - Jeremy 'Powder' Reed
  • “- Powder: Do you think I'm ugly?
    - Lindsey: I don't know what I think when I look at you. But sometimes I think you're the most beautiful thing I've ever seen.”

    Sean Patrick Flanery - Jeremy 'Powder' Reed
    Missy Crider - Lindsey Kelloway
  • “- Powder: It's possible to talk to someone without any lies, with no sarcasms, no deceptions, no exaggerations or any of the things that people use to confuse the truth.
    - Lindsey: I don't know a single person who does that.”

    Sean Patrick Flanery - Jeremy 'Powder' Reed
    Missy Crider - Lindsey Kelloway
    [Tag:lies, sincerity, truth]