“The French Lieutenant's Woman” quotes(1981)
Plot – Sarah Woodruff is a distinguished former English governess criticized by everybody because of her affair with a Navy French lieutenant. Everyone avoids her and thinks she's mad, so she can go all alone wherever she wants despite she lives in the Victorian age. Charles Smithson, a young gentleman, notices her standing on the pier during a storm and one long look is enough to make them fall in love with each other.
All actors – Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Hilton McRae, Emily Morgan, Charlotte Mitchell, Lynsey Baxter, Jean Faulds, Peter Vaughan, Colin Jeavons, Liz Smith, Patience Collier, John Barrettshow all
“The French Lieutenant's Woman” Quotes 8 quotes
“I can assure you, the true charm of this world resides in this garden.”
“I have set myself beyond the pale. I am nothing. I am hardly human anymore.”
“- Sarah: I have long imagined a day such as this. I have longed for it. I was lost from the moment I saw you.
- Charles: I too.”
“Soon he no longer bothered to hide the nature of his intensions towards me. Nor could I pretend surprise. My innocence was false from the moment I chose to stay. I could tell you that he overpowered me, he drugged me. But it was not so... I gave myself to him.”
“- Anna: In 1857, it's estimated there were 80,000 prostitutes in the county of London.
- Mike: Yeah?
- Anna: Out of every 60 houses, one was a brothel.
- Mike: Hoo, hoo, hoo.
- Anna: At a time when the male population of London of all ages was one and a quarter million, the prostitutes were receiving clients at a rate of two million per week.
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“I am the French Lieutenant's... whore.”
“You have given me the strength to live.”