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Prozac Nation (film) Quotes

Prozac Nation (film) is a TV show that appeared on TV in 1970 . Prozac Nation completed its run in 1970.

It features R. Paul Miller et al. as producer, Nathan Larson (musician) in charge of musical score, and Erling Thurmann-Andersen as head of cinematography.

Prozac Nation (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Prozac Nation (film) is 95 minutes long. Prozac Nation (film) is distributed by Miramax Films.

The cast includes: Christina Ricci as Elizabeth, Jessica Lange as Mrs. Wurtzel, Michelle Williams as Ruby, and Anne Heche as Dr. Sterling.

Prozac Nation (film) Quotes

Christina Ricci as Elizabeth

  • (Christina Ricci) "One night there was something in my pants, like blood. My mom said, oh, hell, your period. This is where all the trouble starts. She was right."
  • (Christina Ricci) "Now mom and dad really had something to fight over: me. Then one day my dad disappeared. No numbers, no letters; just gone. I wrote to seventeen magazine, a long letter about us. They wanted to publish it as an article, but kept asking, your dad going away, does he come back? Does it have a happy ending? In reality it didn't, but I thought, what the hell, I'll give them what they want."
  • (Christina Ricci) "Hemingway has his classic moment in "The Sun Also Rises" when someone asks Mike Campbell how he went bankrupt. All he can say is, "Gradually, then suddenly." That's how depression hits. You wake up one morning, afraid that you're gonna live."
  • (Christina Ricci) "Ever since I was a little kid, my mum and I hang out together. I didn't fit in with most kids at schools. They thought I was strange, so they made me feel like a stranger. And my mother took advantage of it from an early age, throwing me into plays, spelling bees, studying, writing, museums, concerts, and even more writing. She convinced me this would lead to the Holy Grail: Harvard. A place where I would finally be surrounded by people I had something in common with."
  • (Christina Ricci) "If only my life could be more like the movies.I want an angel to sweep down to me like it does to Jimmy Stewart in it's a wonderful life and talk me out of suicide,I've always waited for that one moment of truth to set me free and change my life forever,but he wont come,it doesnt happen that way.All the drugs,all the therapy,fights,anger,guilt,rave,suicidal thoughts,all of thta was part of some slow recovery process,the same way i went down i came back up,gradually -- and then suddenly.The pills werent the cure at all,God knows,but they gave me breathing space which allowed me to start writing again only this time it was not as if my life deppended on it."
  • (Unnamed) "No one acts this way when they are not on drugs --"
  • (Christina Ricci) "I f***ing DO."
  • (Christina Ricci) "You don't understand. You don't understand, it was an accident."
  • (Michelle Williams) "An accident? You call that a f***ing accident?"
  • (Christina Ricci) "It was, uh, it was sort of, you know --"
  • (Michelle Williams) "Come on, what?"
  • (Christina Ricci) "An accidental blowjob?"
  • (Christina Ricci) "We'll be like this beautiful literary freaks. Being brilliant, and dark. Sexy."
  • (Christina Ricci) "Trouble is, I'm deadly serious."
  • (Christina Ricci) "I don't think Rafe realized he'd just been appointed to save my life."
  • (Christina Ricci) "I'm not your god-damned monkey."
  • (Christina Ricci) "Back, back, back. How f***ing far back do you go? My mom and dad were divorced before I was two, and from that on my father was almost uninvolved in my life, and my mother much too involved. She wanted to make up for all her mistakes through me."
  • (Christina Ricci) "Sometimes it feels like we're all living in a Prozac nation. The United States of Depression."

Jessica Lange as Mrs. Wurtzel

  • (Jessica Lange) "Why do you do this to me?"
  • (Christina Ricci) "'Cause i'm not your god****ed monkey."
  • (Jessica Lange) "Mom, she looks beautiful."
  • (Christina Ricci) "Pity, I was aiming for psychotic."
  • (Jessica Lange) "Come on, this is the most important day of your life."
  • (Christina Ricci) "I thought that's when you get married."
  • (Jessica Lange) "Huh, no honey, that's the worst day of your life."

Anne Heche as Dr. Sterling

  • (Anne Heche) "Have you had any drugs in the last 24 hours?"
  • (Christina Ricci) "No. Well -- I guess I snorted some coke and smoked some pot but uh, you know, that was just to make the ecstasy last longer."
  • (Anne Heche) "Sure you're not forgetting anything?"
  • (Christina Ricci) "Maybe a few beers?"
  • (Anne Heche) "Did you ever think you might have a substance abuse problem?"
  • (Christina Ricci) "The only substance problem I have right now is that I need you to get me some trank so I can come down off this f***ing coke."
  • (Anne Heche) "And then what happens?"

Michelle Williams as Ruby

  • (Michelle Williams) "Lizzy, I'm not crying because you're mean. I just can't imagine how incredibly painful it must be to be you."

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