“The House That Jack Built” quotes(2018)
Plot – United States, 1970. Jack is an engineer and a psychopath with obsessive-compulsive tendencies. After killing a woman who asked for his help in the street, he convinces himself he needs to keep killing people in order to reach perfection. Every one of his killings has to be a masterpiece, each time more ingenious and complex. Thus, he starts a dangerous chess play with the police, starring one of the cleverest and ruthless serial killers.
All actors – Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Sofie Gråbøl, Riley Keough, Jeremy Davies, Jack McKenzie, Ed Speleers, David Bailie, Mathias Hjelm, Ji-tae Yu, Emil Tholstrup, Marijana Jankovic, Carina Skenhede, Rocco Day, Cohen Day, Robert Jezek, Osy Ikhile, Christian Arnold, Johannes Kuhnke, Jerker Fahlström, Robert G. Slade, Vasilije Mujka, , Idi Amin, Jean-Marc Barr, Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Glenn Gould, Adolf Hitler, Udo Kier, Benito Mussolini, Ola Normelli, Kirsten Olesen, Birgitte Raaberg, Lisa Sjöholm, Albert Speer, Cameron Spurr, Joseph Stalin, Emily Watsonshow all
“The House That Jack Built” Quotes 15 quotes
“An artist must be cynical and not worry about the welfare of humans or Gods in his art.”
“- Verge: Why are they always so stupid?
- Jack: Who's stupid?
- Verge: All the women you killed, strike me as seriously unintelligent.
- Jack: I've also killed men.
- Verge: But you only talk about the stupid women. Unless you think all women are stupid.
- Jack: Well, the stories I've told were selected at random, but...
- Verge: You feel...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I've just committed a murder. I feel strong and content. I start to walk, and the shadow in front of me grows bigger, like my pleasure. But at the same time, pain is on its way, represented by the shadow behind me from the next lamp post. And at the midpoint between the lamp posts, the pain is so great it outweighs my pleasure. And with every...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Don't look at the acts, look at the works.”
“All the king's horses and all the king's men couldn't put Simple back together again.”
- Simple: Why do you always have to be so cruel? I'm not completely stupid.
- Jack: That fucking depends on your definition of "completely".
“If you feel like screaming, I definitely think that you should.”
“Why is it always the man's fault? No matter where you go, it's like you're some sort of wandering guilty person without even having harmed a simple kitten. I actually get sad when I think about it. If one is so unfortunate as to have been born... male, then you're also born guilty. Think of the injustice in that. Women are always the victims,...” (continue)(continue reading)
“The old cathedrals often have sublime artworks hidden away in the darkest corners for only God to see. The same goes for murder.”
“Some people claim that the atrocities we commit in our fiction are those inner desires which we cannot commit in our controlled civilization, so they're expressed instead through our art. I don't agree. I believe Heaven and Hell are one and the same. The soul belongs to Heaven and the body to Hell.”
“- Lady 1: This was maybe a mistake.
- Jack: What was maybe a mistake?
- Lady 1: Me getting in this car with you. You might as well be a serial killer. Sorry, but you do kind of look like one.”