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Dancer in the Dark Quotes

Dancer in the Dark is a television show that appeared on TV in 1970 . Dancer in the Dark completed its run in 1970.

It features Peter Aalbæk Jensen; Vibeke Windeløv as producer, Björk in charge of musical score, and Robby Müller as head of cinematography.

Each episode of Dancer in the Dark is 140 minutes long. Dancer in the Dark is distributed by Fine Line Features.

The cast includes: Björk as Selma, David Morse as Bill Houston, Peter Stormare as Jeff, Catherine Deneuve as Kathy, Jean-Marc Barr as Norman, Joel Grey as Oldrich Novy, and Siobhan Fallon Hogan as Brenda.

Dancer in the Dark Quotes

Björk as Selma

  • (Björk) "You keep readin'."
  • (Gene Jezkova) "So long, farewell auf wiedersehen, adieu, adieu, adieu, to yieu and yieu and yieu."
  • (Björk) "To yieu and yieu. What; what does that mean? Yieu?"
  • (Gene Jezkova) "It's your dumb musical."
  • (Björk) "Yieu?"
  • (Gene Jezkova) "It's German."
  • (Björk) "Do you think?"
  • (Björk) "In a musical, nothing dreadful ever happens."
  • (Björk) "I listen to my heart."
  • (Björk) "Cvalda."
  • (Catherine Deneuve) "Why do you call me that?"
  • (Björk) "It's like, someone whose --"
  • (Catherine Deneuve) "What?"
  • (Björk) "I don't know, just big and happy."
  • (Catherine Deneuve) "I am not that big. And happy, I don't know."
  • (Björk) "You just need someone to pull it out."
  • (Björk) "This isn't the last song, there's no violin, the choir is quiet, and no one takes a spin, this is the next to last song, and that's all --"
  • (Björk) "You like the movies, don't you?"
  • (David Morse) "I love the movies. I just love the musicals."
  • (Björk) "But isn't it annoying when they do the last song in the films?"
  • (David Morse) "Why?"
  • (Björk) "Because you just know when it goes really big -- and the camera goes like out of the roof -- and you just know it's going to end. I hate that. I would leave just after the next to last song -- and the film would just go on forever."
  • (Björk) "Clatter, crash, clack, racket, bang, thump, rattle, clang, crack, thud, whack, bam. It's music, now dance."
  • (Björk) "Forgive me. I am so sorry. I just did what I had to do, I just did what I had to do, I just did what I had to do, I just did what I had to do."

David Morse as Bill Houston

  • (David Morse) "Thank you for telling me your secret."
  • (Björk) "Thanks for telling me yours."
  • (David Morse) "Mums the word, right?"
  • (Björk) "Mum?"
  • (David Morse) "We don't tell anybody."
  • (Björk) "Oh, yes, I won't tell anyone."

Catherine Deneuve as Kathy

  • (Catherine Deneuve) "You were right, Selma; listen to your heart."
  • (Catherine Deneuve) "But he needs his mother, you know, alive, no matter where."
  • (Björk) "You don't understand. He needs his eyes."
  • (Catherine Deneuve) "He needs his mother."
  • (Björk) "No."
  • (Catherine Deneuve) "Yes. Alive."
  • (Björk) "NO."
  • (Catherine Deneuve) "Listen to reason for once, Selma. Selma --"
  • (Björk) "I listen to my heart --"

Peter Stormare as Jeff

  • (Peter Stormare) "You can't see, can you?"
  • (Björk) "What is there to see?"
  • (Peter Stormare) "I don't understand. In musicals, why do they start to sing and dance all of a sudden? I mean, I don't suddenly start -- to sing and dance."
  • (Peter Stormare) "Why did you have him? You knew he would have the same disease as you."
  • (Björk) "I just wanted to hold a little baby."

Joel Grey as Oldrich Novy

  • (Joel Grey) "I didn't mind it at all. That you were having a ball; at my musicals. And I was always there to catch you."
  • (Björk) "You were always there to catch me. You were always there to catch me. You were always there to catch me. When I fall."
  • (District Attorney) "If this relationship was made up by the defendant, then, can you think of any way she might have come to know your name?"
  • (Joel Grey) "I was once well known in Czechoslovakia, because of my profession."
  • (District Attorney) "Yes, Mr. Oldrich Novy, what is your profession? Maybe that can give us a clue to why, why this somewhat romantic, certainly Communistic, woman who worships Fred Astaire, but not his country, why she might have lied and misused your name; make everybody think that all the money was spent on a poor father and not on her own vanity. What is it that you do?"
  • (Joel Grey) "I was an actor. I made films; they were musicals."

Siobhan Fallon Hogan as Brenda

  • (Siobhan Fallon Hogan) "You'll be transferred to the other cellblock, at some point tomorrow."
  • (Björk) "That's the cellblock where they hang people?"
  • (Siobhan Fallon Hogan) "Yeah. That's were they spend the last day."
  • (Björk) "And then they do the 107 steps; it's from that room to the gallows, isn't it?"
  • (Siobhan Fallon Hogan) "That's what they say, Selma. But, look it, you're gonna get your stay. Why don't you try to think of something nice. All right?"
  • (Björk) "It's just so quiet here."

Jean-Marc Barr as Norman

  • (Jean-Marc Barr) "You Commie's make a big deal out of sharing everything."
  • (Björk) "Yeah. It's; it's a good thing."
  • (Jean-Marc Barr) "What are you doing here; if; eh, Czechoslovakia's so much better than the U. S. of A.?"
  • (Jean-Marc Barr) "She said Communism was; better for human beings."
  • (District Attorney) "She had nothing but contempt for our great country and it's principals."
  • (Jean-Marc Barr) "Apart from it's musicals. She said the American one; the American ones were better."
  • (District Attorney) "So, the defendant preferred Hollywood to Vladivostok."

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