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The Conformist (1970 film) Quotes

The Conformist (1970 film) is a television program that first aired in 1970 . The Conformist ended in 1970.

It features Maurizio Lodi-Fe as producer, Georges Delerue in charge of musical score, and Vittorio Storaro as head of cinematography.

The Conformist (1970 film) is recorded in Italian language and originally aired in Italy. Each episode of The Conformist (1970 film) is 111 minutes long. The Conformist (1970 film) is distributed by Paramount Pictures.

The cast includes: Jean-Louis Trintignant as Marcello, Antonio Maestri as Confessor, Stefania Sandrelli as Giulia, José Quaglio as Italo, Dominique Sanda as Anna, and Gastone Moschin as Manganiello.

The Conformist (1970 film) Quotes

Stefania Sandrelli as Giulia

  • (Stefania Sandrelli) "If you want -- want to --"
  • (Jean-Louis Trintignant) "If I want to?"
  • (Stefania Sandrelli) "Yes, right here -- on the floor -- on the carpet -- Want to?"
  • (Jean-Louis Trintignant) "Better think about the priest. He may not grant absolution."
  • (Stefania Sandrelli) "They grant everyone absolution."
  • (Stefania Sandrelli) "Oh, hunchbacks bring good luck."
  • (Stefania Sandrelli) "Marcello, don't go out. They could hurt you."
  • (Jean-Louis Trintignant) "I won't be in danger. After all, what have I done? My duty."
  • (Stefania Sandrelli) "But why do you want to go?"
  • (Jean-Louis Trintignant) "I want to see how a dictatorship falls."
  • (Stefania Sandrelli) "What was Marcello like as a student?"
  • (Professor Quadri) "Serious. Too serious."
  • (Stefania Sandrelli) "But you can't be too serious."
  • (Professor Quadri) "Really serious people are never serious."
  • (Stefania Sandrelli) "Shopping is only for women. Husbands pay."

Gastone Moschin as Manganiello

  • (Gastone Moschin) "How disgusting. I've always said so. Make me work in the s***; sure, but not with a coward. It's up to me. Cowards, homosexuals, Jews; they're all the same thing. If it were up to me, I'd stand them all against a wall."
  • (Gastone Moschin) "Better yet; eliminate them when they're born."

Antonio Maestri as Confessor

  • (Antonio Maestri) "The one thing you have to do is repent and humbly ask His pardon today."
  • (Jean-Louis Trintignant) "I've already repented. I want to be excused by society. Yes. I want to confess today the sin I'll commit tomorrow. One sin atones for another. It is the price I must pay society. And I shall pay it."

Jean-Louis Trintignant as Marcello

  • (Jean-Louis Trintignant) "Ten years ago, my father was in Munich. Often, after the theater, he told me that he'd go with friends to a Bierstube. There was a nutty man they thought a fool. He spoke about politics. He was quite an attraction. They'd buy him beer and encourage him. He'd stand up on the table making furious speeches. It was Hitler."
  • (Jean-Louis Trintignant) "You see, the origin of my father's mental illness isn't venereal. That can be medically confirmed."
  • (Giulia's Mother) "By the way, my little girl has had the mumps, scarlet fever, and German measles."
  • (Jean-Louis Trintignant) "They're all very moral maladies."
  • (Jean-Louis Trintignant) "I'm going to build a life that's normal. I'm marrying a petty bourgeoise."
  • (Antonio Maestri) "Then she must be a fine girl."
  • (Stefania Sandrelli) "Speak out. Go ahead."
  • (Jean-Louis Trintignant) "Mediocre. A mound of petty ideas. Full of petty ambitions. She's all bed and kitchen."
  • (Professor Quadri) "Clerici, you had me convinced you were the typical new Italian."
  • (Jean-Louis Trintignant) "No such type exists yet, but we're creating him."
  • (Dominique Sanda) "Through repression?"
  • (Jean-Louis Trintignant) "No, through example."
  • (Dominique Sanda) "Giving him castor oil? Throwing him into prison? By torturing them? Blackmailing?"
  • (Professor Quadri) "Anna, please, dear, calm down. Clerici is a fascist. I'm an anti-fascist. We both knew. And we decided to have supper together all the same."
  • (Jean-Louis Trintignant) "It's me, yes. Everything all right?"
  • (Jean-Louis Trintignant) "What do you mean, they're gone? You mean she's gone, too?"
  • (Jean-Louis Trintignant) "I'll be waiting in front of the hotel."

José Quaglio as Italo

  • (José Quaglio) "A normal man? For me, a normal man is one who turns his head to see a beautiful woman's bottom. The point is not just to turn your head. There are five or six reasons. And he is glad to find people who are like him, his equals. That's why he likes crowded beaches, football, the bar downtown --"
  • (Jean-Louis Trintignant) "At Piazza Venice."
  • (José Quaglio) "He likes people similar to himself and does not trust those who are different. That's why a normal man is a true brother, a true citizen, a true patriot --"
  • (Jean-Louis Trintignant) "A true fascist."

Dominique Sanda as Anna

  • (Dominique Sanda) "You're only a worm. You revolt me. You're disgusting."

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