“Sleeping with the Enemy” quotes

Movie Sleeping with the Enemy
Title Sleeping with the Enemy
Year 1991
Director Joseph Ruben
Genre Drama, Thriller
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Plot – Young Laura Burney's marriage is awful because her husband Martin is a psychopath. They live in a villa on the beach and one night Laura throws herself into the water while sailing and disappears. Martin is furious about her death as she can't swim, but the woman has escaped indeed and now she feels free. She rents a cottage and attends drama classes in a new town. She has also met Ben Woodward, a young nice professor. Laura now calls herself Sara and lives serene her new happy life, then Martin learns from a friend Laura can swim and he begins to suspect her. He finds his wife's new house and wants to take revenge, so he enters at night in the cottage and during a scuffle Laura grabs his gun and kills him in cold blood.
All actors – Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson, Elizabeth Lawrence, Kyle Secor, Claudette Nevins, Tony Abatemarco, Marita Geraghty, Harley Venton, Nancy Fish, Sandi Shackelford, Bonnie Johnson, Graham Harrington, John Ward, Sharon J. Robinson, John Lindley, Patt Noday, Ron Reedy
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  • “- Martin: You sneaked off inexplicably, need I remind you how I worried?
    - Laura: No. You reminded me enough the night I came back.
    - Martin: You're not suggesting I enjoyed that?
    - Laura: God, no. That would make you a monster.”

    Patrick Bergin - Martin Burney
    Laura Burney - Laura Burney
    [Tag:escape, sorrow]
  • “That was the night that I died, and someone else was saved. Someone who was afraid of water, but learned to swim. Someone who knew there would be one moment where he wouldn't be watching. Someone who knew that the darkness of the broken lights would show the way.”
    Julia Roberts - Laura Burney
  • “Does it give you that much pleasure to humiliate me?”

    Patrick Bergin - Martin Burney
  • “There's the telephone. You could call the police. I know your every thought, Laura. You're wondering if they can protect you. Who knows? They may issue an order instructing me to stay away from my own wife. Nothing can keep me away. I love you, Laura. I can't live without you. And I won't let you live without me.”

    Patrick Bergin - Martin Burney
  • “Nina, I cursed you. I hated you. I tore up all your letters and photographs, but every minute I was conscious that my soul was bound to yours forever. I can never stop loving you. Ever since I lost you, my life has been unbearable. I'm miserable. I call to you, I kiss the ground you walked on. Wherever I look, I see your face. I am alone. I've...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Kevin Anderson - Ben Woodward
    [Tag:love, obsession]
  • “We all forget things. That's what reminding is for.”
    Patrick Bergin - Martin Burney