“The Scarlet Letter” quotes(1995)
Plot – The movie is set in the XVII century, in the Bostonian puritan society of the first British settlers. Hester Prinne is a young woman married to an old English scientist, captured by the Native Americans. While she waits for her husband to be freed, the woman commits adultery with a prelate and has a daughter from him. Therefore, the society condemns her to wear the red letter “A” knitted on her chest forever. However, Hester bravely refuses to reveal the name of the father of the baby.
All actors – Demi Moore, Gary Oldman, Robert Duvall, Lisa Andoh, Edward Hardwicke, Robert Prosky, Roy Dotrice, Joan Plowright, Malcolm Storry, James Bearden, Larissa Laskin, Amy Wrightshow all
“The Scarlet Letter” Quotes 5 quotes
“Who is to say what is a sin in God's eyes?”
“I wonder if existence as a woman is worthwhile at all.”
“My father died before I reached my teens. Some say that was a punishment. My mother never remarried or loved another. Some say that was a punishment.”
“I have dreamed of speaking my heart, I have prayed for it even as I have dreaded it. Was I alive before I laid eyes on thee?”