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In America (film) Quotes

In America (film) is a television show that first aired in 1970 . In America stopped airing in 1970.

It features Jim Sheridan as producer, Gavin Friday in charge of musical score, and Declan Quinn as head of cinematography.

In America (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in Ireland. Each episode of In America (film) is 105 minutes long. In America (film) is distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures.

The cast includes: Paddy Considine as Johnny, Djimon Hounsou as Mateo, Sarah Bolger as Christy, Emma Bolger as Ariel, and Samantha Morton as Sarah.

In America (film) Quotes

Paddy Considine as Johnny

  • (Immigration Officer #1) "How many children do you have?"
  • (Paddy Considine) "Three."
  • (Samantha Morton) "Two."
  • (Paddy Considine) "Two."
  • (Immigration Officer #1) "Says three here."
  • (Paddy Considine) "We lost one."
  • (Paddy Considine) "Why would youse wanna be the same as everybody else?"
  • (Emma Bolger) "'Cause everybody else goes trick-or-treating."
  • (Samantha Morton) "What's that?"
  • (Emma Bolger) "It's what they do here for Halloween."
  • (Paddy Considine) "What do you mean? Like, help the Halloween party?"
  • (Sarah Bolger) "No. Not help the Halloween party. You don't ask for help in America. You demand it. Trick-or-treat- you don't ask, you threaten."
  • (Samantha Morton) "You can't do that on our street."
  • (Sarah Bolger) "Why not?"
  • (Samantha Morton) "Because you can't threaten drug addicts and transvestites, that's why."
  • (Paddy Considine) "Do you want me to lie?"
  • (Samantha Morton) "You're the only actor in the world who can't lie, Johnny. Even for the sake of your kids."
  • (Paddy Considine) "What does that mean?"
  • (Samantha Morton) "If you can't touch somebody you created, how can you create somebody that'll touch anybody?"
  • (Paddy Considine) "What are you going on about?"
  • (Samantha Morton) "Acting, Johnny. And bringing something to life, it's the same thing. That's why you can't get a job acting, Johnny, because you can't feel anything."
  • (Paddy Considine) "This baby's not Frankie, Sarah."
  • (Paddy Considine) "Are you in love with her?"
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "No -- I'm in love with you. And I'm in love with your beautiful woman. And I'm in love with your kids. And I'm even in love with your unborn child. I'm even in love with your anger. I'm in love with anything that lives."
  • (Paddy Considine) "Are you okay little girl?"
  • (Sarah Bolger) "Don't "little girl" me. I've been carrying this family on my back for over a year, ever since Frankie died. He was my brother too. It's not my fault that he's dead. It's not my fault that I'm still alive."
  • (Paddy Considine) "Ah, Christy."
  • (Sarah Bolger) "Mom was always crying because he was her son. But he was my brother too. I cried too -- when no one was looking. I talked to him every night."
  • (Emma Bolger) "She did, Dad."
  • (Sarah Bolger) "I talked to him every night, until --"
  • (Paddy Considine) "-- until when?"
  • (Sarah Bolger) "Until I realized I was talking to myself."
  • (Paddy Considine) "What's wrong with me Mateo? I can't laugh, I can't cry, I think I'm going insane."
  • (Paddy Considine) "I asked him a favour once. I asked him to take me instead of him. He took us both. And look what he left in my place."

Djimon Hounsou as Mateo

  • (Djimon Hounsou) "I'm an alien, like E.T., from a different planet. My skin is too sensitive for this Earth. The air is too hard for me."
  • (Emma Bolger) "Are you going home like E.T.?"
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "I suppose I'm going home."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "When luck comes knocking on your door, you can't turn it away."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "This house is haunted, but it's not scary. It's a magic house."
  • (Emma Bolger) "Frankie believed in magic."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "Who's that?"
  • (Emma Bolger) "Frankie. Our brother. He died."
  • (Sarah Bolger) "He fell down some stairs when he was two. We thought he was okay -- but there was something in his brain. A brain tumor. It was malignant."
  • (Emma Bolger) "Are you crying? Are you?"
  • (Emma Bolger) "It's okay, he's in Heaven now."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "What was Frankie like?"
  • (Paddy Considine) "A warrior."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "Maselu masela."
  • (Paddy Considine) "What does that mean?"
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "A warrior who is not afraid to go to the other side."
  • (Paddy Considine) "The other side of what?"
  • (Unnamed) "Trick or treat."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "GO AWAY."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "You the kids from upstairs?"
  • (Sarah Bolger) "Yeah."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "Is this Halloween?"
  • (Sarah Bolger) "Yeah."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "Hm. Where you from?"
  • (Sarah Bolger) "Ireland."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "You came all the way to America to trick or treat?"

Sarah Bolger as Christy

  • (Sarah Bolger) "Listening to my mom and dad I was scared we weren't going to get across the border. And if I didn't talk to Frankie, how we're going to get into America? Please Frankie, please. Please help us I said."
  • (Sarah Bolger) "It's not "José, can you see", it's "Oh say, can you see"."
  • (Sarah Bolger) "We heard Manhattan before we ever saw it, a thousand strange voices coming from everywhere. And you're not going to believe this, but we had to go under the water to get to the city. And we lost contact with everything; it was like we were on another planet."
  • (Sarah Bolger) "Are you awake, Ariel?"
  • (Emma Bolger) "Yeah. Are you, Christy?"
  • (Sarah Bolger) "Yeah."
  • (Sarah Bolger) "What if I have it?"
  • (Paddy Considine) "Have what?"
  • (Sarah Bolger) "Mateo's disease."
  • (Paddy Considine) "That's not possible, Christy?"
  • (Sarah Bolger) "How do you know that?"
  • (Paddy Considine) "God won't let that happen to you."
  • (Sarah Bolger) "You don't believe in God."
  • (Sarah Bolger) "Bye Mateo. Look after Frankie."
  • (Paddy Considine) "Bye Mateo. Look after F --"
  • (Sarah Bolger) "Say goodbye to Frankie dad."
  • (Paddy Considine) "What?"
  • (Sarah Bolger) "Say goodbye to Frankie."
  • (Paddy Considine) "Goodbye Frankie."
  • (Sarah Bolger) "He can't hear you."
  • (Paddy Considine) "Goodbye Frankie."
  • (Paddy Considine) "Goodbye Frankie."
  • (Sarah Bolger) "It was as hard for Frankie to smile when the tumor was malignant as it was for my dad to cry after. But they both managed it. I'm going to switch this off now. It's not the way I want to see Frankie any more. Do you still have a picture of me in your head? Well, that's like the picture I want to have of Frankie. One that you can keep in your head forever. So when you go back to reality, I'll ask Frankie to please, please let me go."

Emma Bolger as Ariel

  • (Emma Bolger) "It's alright, Dad. Mam's breathing's okay."
  • (Paddy Considine) "Is it okay, Sarah?"
  • (Emma Bolger) "It's the lemon drops; they're magic. You take one and you forget about your breathing."
  • (Emma Bolger) "He never said goodbye --"
  • (Sarah Bolger) "What?"
  • (Emma Bolger) "He never said goodbye."
  • (Emma Bolger) "I'm scared."
  • (Paddy Considine) "Don't be scared."
  • (Emma Bolger) "Everyone's dying."
  • (Emma Bolger) "Daddy, can we stay in here all day?"
  • (Paddy Considine) "Sure."
  • (Emma Bolger) "Dad, America's okay."
  • (Paddy Considine) "Good."
  • (Emma Bolger) "Dad?"
  • (Paddy Considine) "What?"
  • (Emma Bolger) "Nothing."
  • (Immigration Officer #1) "What's your name little girl?"
  • (Emma Bolger) "Ariel."
  • (Immigration Officer #1) "And who are you?"
  • (Samantha Morton) "She's Christy."
  • (Immigration Officer #1) "What age are you Christy?"
  • (Emma Bolger) "She's ten."
  • (Immigration Officer #1) "Welcome to America."
  • (Emma Bolger) "What are transvestites?"
  • (Sarah Bolger) "A man who dresses up as a woman."
  • (Emma Bolger) "For Halloween?"
  • (Sarah Bolger) "No, all the time. All the time."
  • (Emma Bolger) "Why?"
  • (Sarah Bolger) "It's just what they do here, OK?"
  • (Emma Bolger) "What's your name?"
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "Mateo. What's yours?"
  • (Emma Bolger) "Ariel, hello."

Samantha Morton as Sarah

  • (Samantha Morton) "If the baby dies, just don't wake me up."
  • (Samantha Morton) "Make believe you're happy Johnny, please, for the kids."

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