Curious Case of Benjamin Button
quotes have a magical
quality to them that just draw you in from the beginning. The movie is
scattered with lots
of meaningful quotes and so beautifully recounted which keeps you
absorbed in the movie. Take a look at these Benjamin
quotes to get a glimpse of the magic…
by: David Fincher
Eric Roth (screenplay and screen story)
Robin Swicord (screen story)
F. Scott Fitzgerald (short story)
Cate Blanchett - Daisy
Brad Pitt - Benjamin Button
Tilda Swinton - Elizabeth Abbott
Julia Ormond - Caroline
Taraji P. Henson - Queenie
Jason Flemyng - Thomas Button
Edith Ivey - Mrs. Maple
Jared Harris - Captain Mike
Mahershalalhashbaz Ali - Tizzy
Patrick Thomas O'Brien - Dr. Rose
- Ngunda Oti
- Mr. Daws
are you looking at, Caroline?
The wind, mom. They
say the hurricane is coming.
is Benjamin Button, and I was born under unusual circumstances.
upstairs to see Caroline and his newborn baby but sees a room full of
people and Caroline bleeding. The pastor enters the room]
What are you doing here?
I'm afraid she's gonna die.
That's enough all of you. Get away from her!
[runs to Caroline and
takes her hand]
I came as quick as I could. The streets were filled with
Thomas, promise me he has a place.
[he nods his
[Caroline draws her last
breath and dies]
gave her life for me. And for that I am forever grateful.
are as ugly as an old pot...but you still a
child of God.
I've never seen anythin' like it. He's nearly blind from
cataracts...I'm not sure he can hear. His bones indicate severe
skin has lost all elasticity. His hands and feet are ossified...shows
all the deterioration, the infirmities, not of a newborn, but of
a man well in his 80's on the way to the grave.
His body is failing him before his life's begun.
sister's child. From Lafayette. She had an unfortunate adventure. The
poor child, he got the worst of it. Come out white.
God in heaven, he looks just like my ex-husband.
never know what's comin' for you.
Momma? Momma? Some days, I feel different than the day before.
Everybody feels different about themselves one way or another, but we
all goin' the same way.
nights, I'd have to sleep alone. I didn't mind, I would listen to the
house breathin'. All those people sleepin'. I felt...safe.
[Tizzy washing dishes
Benjamin working with him putting away cans, reading from one of the
mortality was a common visitor to our house. People came and went.
Death was so frequent, I was never afraid of it. You could hear when
someone left us, there was a silence in the house.
Thanksgiving 1930, I met the person who changed my life forever.
Are you sick?
Well, I heard momma and Tizzy whisper, they said I was gonna die soon
but, maybe not.
Daisy [Age 7]:
You're odd. You're different than anybody I've ever met.
are a different child...a man child. People aren't going to understand
how different you are.
ever tell you I been struck by lightning seven times? Once when I was
repairing a leak on the roof.
Once I was just crossing the road to get the mail.
Once, I was walking my dog down the road.
Blinded in one eye; can't hardly hear. I get twitches and shakes out of
nowhere; always losing my line of thought. But you know what? God keeps
reminding me I'm lucky to be alive.
Ngunda Oti: [to
of times you be alone. When you're different like us, it's gonna be
that way. But I tell you a little secret, fat people, skinny people,
tall people, white people...they just as alone as us we are...but
they scared shitless.
He loved you from the first time he saw you.
has ever loved me that way.
As hard as I try, I can't rememberer name. Mrs. Lawson, Mrs.
Hartford, or maybe it was Maple? It's funny how sometimes that people
we remember the least make the greatest impression on us.
What if I told you that I wasn't gettin' older, I was gettin' younger
than everybody else?
Well, I'd feel very sorry for you...to have to see everybody you love,
die before you do. That's an an awful responsibility.
I had never thought about life or death that way before.
Benjamin... We're meant to lose the people we love. How else would we
know how important they are to us.
was as happy as I could be...I
would do anything...
I need a volunteer.
Scrape off this bird shit.
Right away, sir!
Wait a minute now, you mean
to say you've been on
for how ever many years, and you've never had a woman?
[Benjamin shakes his
Damn that's the saddest thing
I ever heard in my
by Jesus, you are coming with me.
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