“Total Eclipse” quotes(1995)
Plot – Arthur Rimbaud is an insolent and childish 16-year-old poet who arrives in Paris and immediately conquers Paul Verlaine’s respect with his poems. Verlaine is older than him and already famous in the Parisian literature scene. Their intellectual bond soon becomes a passionate relationship that, later on, turns into tragedy.
All actors – Leonardo DiCaprio, David Thewlis, Romane Bohringer, Dominique Blanc, Félicie Pasotti, Nita Klein, James Thierrée, Emmanuelle Oppo, Denise Chalem, Andrzej Seweryn, Christopher Thompson, Bruce Van Bartholdshow all
“Total Eclipse” Quotes 7 quotes
“In the hovels where we got drunk he wept looking at those who surrounded us, the cattle of poverty. He lifted up drunks in the black streets. He had the pity a bad mother has for small children. He moved with the grace of a little girl at catechism. He pretended to know about everything, business, art, medicine. I followed him, I had to!”
“I've found it. What? Eternity. It's the sun mingled with the sea.”
“Love has to be reinvented.”
“The only unbearable thing is that nothing is unbearable.”
“- Paul Verlaine: You don't care about my happiness, do you?
- Arthur Rimbaud: No, neither should you.”