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The Devil's Arithmetic (film) Quotes

The Devil's Arithmetic (film) is a TV show that first aired in 1970 . The Devil's Arithmetic completed its run in 1970.

It features Lee Gottsegen as producer, and Frédéric Talgorn in charge of musical score.

The Devil's Arithmetic (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Devil's Arithmetic (film) is 95 minutes long. The Devil's Arithmetic (film) is distributed by Showtime (TV network).

The cast includes: Brittany Murphy as Rivkah, Kirsten Dunst as Hannah Stern, Louise Fletcher as Aunt Eva, Paul Freeman as Rabbi, Shelly Skandrani as Leah, and Philip Rham as Commandant Krieger.

The Devil's Arithmetic (film) Quotes

Kirsten Dunst as Hannah Stern

  • (Kirsten Dunst) "What I still don't understand is how so many people could be punished, men, women, and babies who didn't even have a chance to think about God."
  • (Louise Fletcher) "Once I would have said you have to ask the Nazis. But now I know better, and I say you have to ask God. There is no one else. Do you know how to talk to God?"
  • (Kirsten Dunst) "So quietly that only God can hear me."
  • (Kirsten Dunst) "How are you doing?"
  • (Shelly Skandrani) "I'm on my honeymoon."
  • (Kirsten Dunst) "What year is it?"
  • (Brittany Murphy) "5703."
  • (Kirsten Dunst) "5000? That's impossible, this isn't the future."
  • (Brittany Murphy) "Ah, you mean the Christian calendar. 1941, October 1941."
  • (Kirsten Dunst) "They're Nazis. No. They will kill -- it's 6 million Jews. Don't ask me how I know, I just do."
  • (Kirsten Dunst) "Do you know what a stupid girl I used to be? I almost got one of these put on."
  • (Kirsten Dunst) "Can you believe that? I wanted to get tattooed."
  • (Brittany Murphy) "Don't talk foolishness."
  • (Kirsten Dunst) "It is foolishness, isn't it? My whole life has been foolishness. I'm being punished, that's it, God is punishing me."
  • (Brittany Murphy) "I forbid you to say that. Is God punishing me? Is He punishing the children? I won't believe that."
  • (Kirsten Dunst) "Then why? Why?"
  • (Brittany Murphy) "Ask them why. Ask the Nazis, not me, don't ask me."
  • (Kirsten Dunst) "I was thinking about how much help I could be to all of us."
  • (Brittany Murphy) "What do you mean?"
  • (Kirsten Dunst) "I had a history teacher who spent a whole semester talking about the Jews during the war, you know what I was doing? I was writing notes to my friends. I have no idea what my teacher said. The only thing I remember is that no one paid any attention to all of this."
  • (Brittany Murphy) "You have a very vivid imagination, and it is causing you much needless pain."
  • (Kirsten Dunst) "I wish that was true."

Shelly Skandrani as Leah

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Brittany Murphy as Rivkah

  • (Brittany Murphy) "Which is worse, knowing or not knowing?"

Paul Freeman as Rabbi

  • (Paul Freeman) "It was in the book. The arithmetic, the numbers. You add, you subtract, and there are no more Jews."

Philip Rham as Commandant Krieger

  • (Philip Rham) "You know why we don't allow babies: they can't work."

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