“Tristan and Isolde” quotes(2006)
Plot – The Roman Empire has fallen to pieces and the British Peninsula is ruled by chaos. Angles, Saxons and Jutes occupy the east side, while the west side is dominated by Irish King Donnchadh. Tristan has grown up in England as an orphan and Marke, the Lord of the village, has protected him. During a battle, Tristan is injured and presumed dead. According to the Viking funeral ceremony, he’s put on a boat and pushed offshore, but Irish princess Isolde rescues him and the two fall in love and live happily together until Tristan is forced to return home. In the meantime, King Donnchadh announces a tournament and Isolde is the prize. Unable to fight, Lord Marke sends Tristan who wins the competition. For the future of England, Tristan and Isolde are forced to put aside their love, but their passion and feelings are too strong.
All actors – James Franco, Sophia Myles, Rufus Sewell, David O'Hara, Mark Strong, Henry Cavill, Bronagh Gallagher, Ronan Vibert, Lucy Russell, JB Blanc, Graham Mullins, Leo Gregory, Dexter Fletcher, Richard Dillane, Hans Martin Stier, Thomas Morris, Jamie Thomas King, Wolfgang Müller, Cheyenne Rushing, Barbora Kodetová, Isobel Moynihan, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Gordon Truefitt, Myles Taylor, Jack Montgomery, Marek Vasut, David Fisher, Bronwen Davies, Kevin Flood, Philip O'Sullivan, Nevan Finegan, Jón Ólafsson, Todd Kramer, Winter Ave Zoli, Miroslav Simunekshow all
“Tristan and Isolde” Quotes 13 quotes
“I don't know if life is greater than death. But love was more than either.”
“- Isolde: If things were different, if we lived in a place without duty, would you be with me?
- Tristan: That place does not exist.
- Isolde: I'll pretend it's you.”
“Why does loving you feel so wrong?”
“- Marke: Do you find no comfort in your home, these stearn walls that you helped build?
- Tristan: I find these walls a prison.”
“Did I love him like a son? Or did I misuse him for my own purposes?”
“- Isolde: How many have you loved before me?
- Tristan: None.
- Isolde: And after me?
- Tristan: None.”
“- Marke: Isolde, I was trying to explain to Tristan the importance of love. Seems he might live without it.
- Isolde: Why?
- Tristan: There are other things to live for: duty, honor.
- Isolde: But they are not life Tristan. They are the shells of life, and empty ones if in the end all they hold are days and days without love. Love is made by...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Know that I love you Tristan. Wherever you go, whatever you see. I will always be with you.”
“Why be capable of feelings if we're not to have them? Why long for things if they are not meant to be ours?”
“Is it possible a man blinded by love might not see treachery right in front of him?”
“- Isolde: What do you think became of them?
- Tristan: They were lives... just lived.”
“- Isolde: I miss Ireland.
- Tristan: Isolde, this must end.
- Isolde: It's like asking me to stop breathing.”