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Paradise Road (1997 film) Quotes

Paradise Road (1997 film) is a TV program that first aired in 1970 . Paradise Road ended in 1970.

It features Sue Milliken as producer, Ross Edwards (composer) in charge of musical score, and Peter James (cinematographer) as head of cinematography.

Paradise Road (1997 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in Australia. Each episode of Paradise Road (1997 film) is 122 minutes long. Paradise Road (1997 film) is distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures.

The cast includes: Glenn Close as Adrienne Pargiter, Jennifer Ehle as Rosemary Leighton-Jones, Johanna ter Steege as Sister Wilhelminia, Frances McDormand as Dr. Verstak, Julianna Margulies as Topsy Merritt, Pamela Rabe as Mrs. Tippler, Elizabeth Spriggs as Mrs. Roberts, Stan Egi as Captain Tanaka, and Sab Shimono as Colonel Hirota.

Paradise Road (1997 film) Quotes

Elizabeth Spriggs as Mrs. Roberts

  • (Elizabeth Spriggs) "I really don't mind dying."

Julianna Margulies as Topsy Merritt

  • (Julianna Margulies) "If I ever get out of this, I'll never say a word against New Jersey."
  • (Jennifer Ehle) "You'll never get out of this. None of us will ever leave Sumatra."
  • (Julianna Margulies) "You want me to give up food and soap and God knows what else, so I can starve and sing?"

Stan Egi as Captain Tanaka

  • (Stan Egi) "So no more heroic singing from your ladies."
  • (Stan Egi) "What can I say, except that attacking the enemy is a characteristic of war."
  • (Glenn Close) "The Prince Albert was full of women and children, not soldiers."
  • (Stan Egi) "A matter of regret."
  • (Glenn Close) "More than that. There's a Geneva Convention laying down the rules of war."
  • (Stan Egi) "Japan has signed no Geneva Convention. If war has began, it can only mean the time for rules has ended. The aim is to win."

Sab Shimono as Colonel Hirota

  • (Sab Shimono) "The war is over. Once more we can be friends."
  • (Sab Shimono) "I could do no more."

Johanna ter Steege as Sister Wilhelminia

  • (Johanna ter Steege) "Well I'm a nun, not a saint."

Jennifer Ehle as Rosemary Leighton-Jones

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Pamela Rabe as Mrs. Tippler

  • (Pamela Rabe) "You don't give a damn about us, this whole camp."

Glenn Close as Adrienne Pargiter

  • (Margaret Drummond) "I was in China when the Japanese invaded and I think that the people they despised the most were Europeans and prisoners then women."
  • (Glenn Close) "Well that's us. All three."
  • (Glenn Close) "I happen to think it is worth risking."
  • (Glenn Close) "You don't hate them do you?"
  • (Margaret Drummond) "No."
  • (Glenn Close) "Why not?"
  • (Margaret Drummond) "I've tried, but I can't bring myself to hate people. The worse they behave, the sorrier I feel for them."

Frances McDormand as Dr. Verstak

  • (Frances McDormand) "Sometimes God reaches down and pulls the wings off his butterflies."

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