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Cold Mountain (film) Quotes

Cold Mountain (film) is a TV program that was first aired in 1970 . Cold Mountain ended in 1970.

It features Sydney Pollack, William Horberg, Albert Berger, and Ron Yerxa as producer, Gabriel Yared in charge of musical score, and John Seale as head of cinematography.

Cold Mountain (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States, United Kingdom, Romania, and Italy. Each episode of Cold Mountain (film) is 154 minutes long. Cold Mountain (film) is distributed by Miramax Films.

The cast includes: Renée Zellweger as Ruby, Nicole Kidman as Ada, Jude Law as Inman, Donald Sutherland as Rev. Monroe, Eileen Atkins as Maddy, Philip Seymour Hoffman as Veasey, Giovanni Ribisi as Junior, Kathy Baker as Sally, Brendan Gleeson as Stobrod, James Gammon as Esco Swanger, James Gammon as Acton Swanger, Charlie Hunnam as Bosie, Jack White as Georgia, Ethan Suplee as Pangle, Natalie Portman as Sara, Lucas Black as Oakley, Ray Winstone as Teague, Donald Sutherland as Rev.Monroe, and Cillian Murphy as Bardolph.

Cold Mountain (film) Quotes

Nicole Kidman as Ada

  • (Nicole Kidman) "Daddy, come inside before you drown."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "If you are fighting, stop fighting. If you are marching, stop marching. Come back to me. Come back to me is my request."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "If you saw us this Easter -- you would know that every step of your journey is worth it."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "I looked once more down Sally's well, and this time there was nothin' there to haunt me. Just clouds. Clouds, and then -- sun."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "Yesterday I saw you walking back to me."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "Inman. It is three years and I remember your name."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "When this war is over, there will be a reckoning."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "My love where are you? With no hope of reaching you I write to you -- as I have always done."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "Hello, I'm Ada Monroe."
  • (Jude Law) "I'm Inman."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "Inman?"
  • (Jude Law) "W.P. Inman."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "W.P. Inman."
  • (Jude Law) "Repeating a thing doesn't improve it."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "I count the number of words that have passed between us, Inman and me; not very many. But I think about it."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "I brought you this book -- and this photo. I'm not smiling in it. I don't know how to do that -- hold a smile."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "But then who will be waiting for you?"
  • (Nicole Kidman) "Ruby, this fence may be the first thing I ever did that might produce an actual result."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "I have to eat something."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "Then you have to wake up earlier. What's that?"
  • (Nicole Kidman) "A novel."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "You want to carry a book, carry one you can write in."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "Are you alive? I pray to God you are."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "All this while I've been packing ice around my heart. How do I make it melt?"
  • (Nicole Kidman) "Dear Mr. Inman, I began by counting the days, then the months. I don't count on anything anymore except the hope that you will return, and the silent fear that in the years since we saw each other, this war, this awful war, will have changed us both beyond all reckoning."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "Well, you have your war."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "I will not leave Cold Mountain. My last thread of courage is to wait -- for you."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "Come back to me. Come back to Cold Mountain."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "I would have followed you anywhere -- to Mongolia."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "I can talk about farming in Latin. I can read French. I can lace up a corset, God knows. I can name the principal rivers in Europe, just don't ask me to name one stream in this county. I can embroider but I can't darn. I can arrange cut flowers but I can't grow them. If a thing has a function, if I might do something with it, then it wasn't considered suitable."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "-- Why?"
  • (Nicole Kidman) "Ruby, you can ask 'why' about pretty much everything to do with me. This fence is about the first thing that I've ever done that might produce an actual result."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "Did you get a picture made?"
  • (Jude Law) "Say again?"
  • (Nicole Kidman) "A tintype, with your gun and courage on display."
  • (Jude Law) "You're laughing at me."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "I don't know you."
  • (Jude Law) "You're always carrying a tray."

Jude Law as Inman

  • (Jude Law) "You are all that keeps me from sliding into some dark place."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "But how did I keep you? We barely knew each other. A few moments."
  • (Jude Law) "A thousand moments. They're like a bag of tiny diamonds glittering in a black heart. Don't matter if they're real or things I made up. The shape of your neck, that's real. You were always carrying a tray."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "You wouldn't come inside."
  • (Jude Law) "I wouldn't come inside."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "I had to carry a tray to come out and see you."
  • (Jude Law) "The way you felt when I pulled you to me. That kiss- which I kissed again everyday of my walking."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "Everyday of my waiting --"
  • (Jude Law) "This doesn't come out right. If it were enough to stand, without the words."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "It is, it is."
  • (Jude Law) "Look at the sky now. What color is it? Or the way a hawk flies. Or you wake up and your ribs are bruised thinking so hard on somebody. What do you call that?"
  • (Jude Law) "Come out of there."
  • (Charlie Hunnam) "No, sir. Here's fine."
  • (Jude Law) "I'll just have to shoot the horse from under you."
  • (Charlie Hunnam) "Shoot her. She's not mine. You riding Mr. Teague's animal?"
  • (Jude Law) "I am."
  • (Charlie Hunnam) "He dead?"
  • (Jude Law) "I hope so. Look, how old are you? Give me your gun and ride home, I'm done fighting. I'm sick of it."
  • (Charlie Hunnam) "I give you my gun and you'll shoot me dead."
  • (Jude Law) "I will not shoot you, but nor am I walking down that mountain looking over my shoulder for you."
  • (Charlie Hunnam) "That's what you call a conundrum. I tell you what I've got on my side."
  • (Jude Law) "What have you got on your side?"
  • (Charlie Hunnam) "The confidence of youth."
  • (Jude Law) "Move away from the baby."
  • (Cillian Murphy) "Don't shoot."
  • (Jude Law) "Take off your boots. Take off your pants and your shirt."
  • (Cillian Murphy) "Don't shoot me, please. We're starving. We haven't eaten."
  • (Jude Law) "You'd better get running before you catch your death of cold."
  • (Cillian Murphy) "Thanks, thank you. I will."
  • (Jude Law) "I ain't getting shot again for some cause I don't believe in."
  • (Jude Law) "If you could see my inside, or whatever you want to name it; my spirit, that's what I fear. I think I'm ruined. They kept trying to put me in the ground but I wasn't ready. But if I had -- if I had goodness, I lost it. If I had anything tender in me, I shot it dead. How could I write to you after what I'd done? What I'd seen?"
  • (Jude Law) "But I'm a deserter. If they find me here things could get bad for you."
  • (Eileen Atkins) "What are they gonna do? Cut short me young life?"
  • (Jude Law) "Thing is, I love someone. I love someone very much."
  • (Jude Law) "I imagine God is weary of being called down on both sides of an argument."
  • (Jude Law) "I'm wetter than a fish."
  • (Blind Man) "Gettin' better, soldier?"
  • (Jude Law) "Seems that way."
  • (Blind Man) "I wouldn't hurry. The war's almost done.Don't need your help to lose it."
  • (Jude Law) "Been meanin' to ask you, where'd you take your wound?"
  • (Blind Man) "Oh, before I was born. Never set eyes on a thing in this world. Not a tree, a gun, or a woman. Put my hand on all three, though."
  • (Jude Law) "I came back for you."
  • (Jude Law) "I've had to put myself in the way of people's kindness."
  • (Jude Law) "Ada, I wanna marry you. If you'll have me."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "Isn't there some religion where you just say I marry you, three times, and then you're man and wife?"
  • (Jude Law) "I marry you, I marry you, I marry you."
  • (Jude Law) "Why is that funny?"
  • (Nicole Kidman) "No, I think it's I divorce you three times and then you're not married anymore."
  • (Jude Law) "I can wait for ya."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "Oh, Inman, I marry you, I marry you, I marry you, I marry you, I marry you."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "I have so -- I have so many buttons, is that alright? Will you turn your back?"
  • (Jude Law) "Nope. No, I will not."
  • (Jude Law) "She's the place I'm heading. But I hardly know her. I just can't seem to get back to her."

Donald Sutherland as Rev.Monroe

  • (Donald Sutherland) "My congregation is still disputing the size of the windows."
  • (Donald Sutherland) "I lost your mother after twenty-two months of marriage. It was enough for a lifetime."

Renée Zellweger as Ruby

  • (Renée Zellweger) "My daddy; he'd walk forty miles for liquor but not forty inches for kindness."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "Am I hard to hear? 'Cause you keep repeatin' everything."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "Oh, he's so full of manure, that man. We could lay him in the dirt and grow another one just like him."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "Old lady Swanger says you need help. Here I am."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "Every piece of this is man's bulls***. They call this war a cloud over the land. But they made the weather and then they stand in the rain and say 's***, it's raining.'"
  • (Renée Zellweger) "We got our own story. Called Black Cove Farm: a catastrophe. I can spell it, too. Learned it the same place you did, in the school room. One of the first words they taught me. "Ruby Thewes, you are a c-a-t-a-s-t-r-o-p-h-e.""
  • (Renée Zellweger) "I despise a floggin' rooster."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "We got something for you."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "For all your kindness. Coffee and pie."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "That's real coffee. It ain't chicory and dirt."
  • (Kathy Baker) "Thank you both. Ruby, I look forward to this. We all do. Esco and me."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "She made it."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "I made it."
  • (Kathy Baker) "Good God in Heaven."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "I'm still alive."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "So, you have never wrapped your legs around this Inman?"
  • (Renée Zellweger) "The sign says "Shoot me""
  • (Renée Zellweger) "I hope that Georgia boy's been seeing to the animals."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "I thought you were thinking on him."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "I was not. I was thinking on swollen udders- and before you say same difference."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "I'm not saying nothing."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "Miss lovey-dovey."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "Have you been shot?"
  • (Jude Law) "Not lately."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "Ada? Ada? You up?"
  • (Nicole Kidman) "Yes. It's still dark."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "Tell that to the cows. It's late."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "Unbelieveable. Stobrod Thewes."
  • (Brendan Gleeson) "Ruby?"
  • (Renée Zellweger) "That's my daddy."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "Let's put him in a pot."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "Ain't no man better than me. On account of there's no man around here that ain't old, or full o' mischief."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "What kind of name's Georgia?"
  • (Nicole Kidman) "It's where he's from, it's not his name."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "I know that's meant to be the ugliest state under the heavens."
  • (Nicole Kidman) "What do you care what his name is?"
  • (Renée Zellweger) "Congratulations. I'll send you out with a shot gun a lot more."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "This world won't stand long. God won't let it stand this way long."
  • (Renée Zellweger) "Number one; shut this door, it's freezing. Number two; shut that door, it's freezing. I'm laying on my back, with my fingers poked in my ears trying to shut out who's got a bag of diamonds and who's carrying a tray. If you want to get three feet up a bull's ass, listen to what sweethearts whisper to each other. Now, if you're going to wimble wimble all night, I'm going to sleep in with him."

Philip Seymour Hoffman as Veasey

  • (Philip Seymour Hoffman) "Used to be as regular as morning prayers. Matter of fact I could set my watch by my bowels. That beeswax you fed me, day before yesterday, it stops a man up. Open my gut now they'd find turds stacked up like little black twigs."
  • (Philip Seymour Hoffman) "Hey. Look at this. This is a good saw."
  • (Jude Law) "It's not yours. You take it, you make us another enemy. You are a Christian- don't you know your commandments?"
  • (Philip Seymour Hoffman) "You'll find the good Lord very flexible on the subject of property. We could do a lot with this saw --"
  • (Philip Seymour Hoffman) "Thank you. I was going to do a grievous wrong."
  • (Philip Seymour Hoffman) "Oh God of my God. Hallelujah. Hallelujah."
  • (Giovanni Ribisi) "What's up?"
  • (Philip Seymour Hoffman) "The Israelites. The tribes of Israel are about to flee from the banks of Egypt. Hallelujah."
  • (Jude Law) "He's got a s*** coming on. It's overdue."

Eileen Atkins as Maddy

  • (Eileen Atkins) "I've learned a person can pretty much survive off of a goat. A goat gives you company, and milk, and cheese -- and when you need it, good meat."
  • (Eileen Atkins) "See, I think there's a plan. There's a design for each and every one of us. You look at nature. Bird flies somewhere, picks up a seed, s***s the seed out, plant grows. Bird's got a job, s***'s got a job, seed's got a job. And you've got a job."
  • (Eileen Atkins) "Is she waiting for you?"

Ray Winstone as Teague

  • (Ray Winstone) "A reckoning is for your world, not mine."
  • (Ray Winstone) "He ain't coming back. You must know that in your heart. Look at me. I'm not nothing."

Natalie Portman as Sara

  • (Natalie Portman) "I'm alone here, as you can see, with my baby. I need to believe you mean no harm."
  • (Jude Law) "No, I mean to give it to you."
  • (Natalie Portman) "I don't want it. If I had my way they'd take metal altogether out of this world. Every blade, every gun."

Kathy Baker as Sally

  • (Kathy Baker) "You're skinny as a whippet, girl."

Charlie Hunnam as Bosie

  • (Charlie Hunnam) "King of Kings."
  • (Charlie Hunnam) "Broke my young heart."

Brendan Gleeson as Stobrod

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Lucas Black as Oakley

  • (Lucas Black) "Play me something sweet -- like a girl's waiting for me."

James Gammon as Esco Swanger

  • (James Gammon) "What exactly do you think you're going to be fighting for?"
  • (James Gammon) "The South."
  • (James Gammon) "Last I checked, "the South" was a direction."

Jack White as Georgia

  • (Jack White) "What d'you reckon? Think we could eat this?"
  • (Brendan Gleeson) "You cook something long enough you can eat anything."
  • (Ethan Suplee) "It's frozen. How long it been there for?"
  • (Brendan Gleeson) "You hungry?"
  • (Ethan Suplee) "Yeah."
  • (Brendan Gleeson) "Not very long."

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