Starring: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie, Connie Britton, Adam Brody, Jennifer Coolidge, Laverne Cox, Max Greenfield, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Sam Richardson, Clancy Brown, Molly Shannon, Alfred Molina
Thriller written and directed by Emerald Fennell. The story centers on Cassie (Carey Mulligan), a young woman traumatized by a tragic event in her past. Now she’s a medical school drop-out, living at home with her worried parents and working at a coffee shop with a concerned boss. It seems like she is at a standstill, except for the double life Cassie leads at night.
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We’ll add the best quotes once we’ve had a chance to watch the movie, but for now here’s a small selection.
Cassie: Every week, I go to a club. I act like I’m too drunk to stand. And every week a nice guy comes over to see if I’m okay.
[referring to a very drunk looking Cassie, sat across from them a club]
Tony: Good God Almighty.
Paul: You know, they put themselves in danger, girls like that. You think you’d learn by that age, right?
[after Jez takes a drunk Cassie back to his place]
Cassie: I need to lie down.
[after Cassie lies down, Jez jumps on top of her and being intimate]
Cassie: What are you doing?
Jez: It’s okay. Hey, you’re safe. What are you doing?
[suddenly now sounding very clear and sober]
Cassie: Hey, I said, what are you doing?
[after taking a drunk Cassie to him home]
Neil: You are so pretty.
[kisses her nose]
Neil: I’m a nice guy.
Cassie: Are you?
Neil: I thought we had a connection.
Cassie: Okay. How old am I? What are my hobbies? What’s my name?
Cassie: Sorry, maybe that one’s too hard.
Ryan: Cassandra? We were in class together at Forrest.
Ryan: [to Cassie] You would have been a great doctor.
Ryan: What happened?
Cassie: I left under unusual circumstances.
Cassie: You remember what happened, right? Why I dropped out?
Madison: I’m not the only one who didn’t believe it.
Cassie: I was hoping you’d feel differently by now.
Dean Walker: My assistant tells me that you’re interested in resuming med school.
Cassie: I left under unusual circumstances. You remember the accusations made against Alexander Monroe?
Dean Walker: I don’t.
Cassie: He took a girl, back to his room.
Dean Walker: You know we get accusations like this all the time.
Cassie: So it’s a “he said, she said” situation.
Dean Walker: What would you have me do? Ruin a young man’s life?
Dean Walker: Was it reported?
Dean Walker: Do you know who she spoke to?
Cassie: Who needs brains? That ain’t never did a girl any good.
Dean Walker: I have to give him the benefit of the doubt.
[referring to her friend Nina]
Cassie: I’m so sorry I didn’t go with her.
Mrs. Fisher: You got to let it go.
Ryan: What are you going to do?
Cassie: I don’t know.
Al Monroe: Why do you guys always have to ruin everything? We were kids!
Cassie: If I hear that one more time.
Al Monroe: It’s every guy’s worst nightmare, getting accused like that.
Cassie: Can you guess what every woman’s worst nightmare is?
Cassie: I wanted to be a doctor my whole life. Lately I’ve been feeling like I might want to get back into it.
Cassie: You seem nervous.
Cassie: It’s a day of reckoning. For everyone.
Jordan: No use hiding from the piper. She has to be paid.
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