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The Sheltering Sky (film) Quotes

The Sheltering Sky (film) is a television show that appeared on TV in 1970 . The Sheltering Sky ended in 1970.

It features Jeremy Thomas as producer, Ryuichi Sakamoto in charge of musical score, and Vittorio Storaro as head of cinematography.

The Sheltering Sky (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of The Sheltering Sky (film) is 138 minutes long. The Sheltering Sky (film) is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: John Malkovich as Port Moresby, Campbell Scott as Tunner, and Debra Winger as Kit Moresby.

The Sheltering Sky (film) Quotes

Debra Winger as Kit Moresby

  • (Debra Winger) "Champagne yes, philosophy no."
  • (Debra Winger) "Now we're going to have to choose between two tortures: taking the train or driving with them."
  • (Debra Winger) "Someday they're gonna kick the French out of this country."
  • (John Malkovich) "Well, with trousers like that, who can blame them?"
  • (Debra Winger) "Oh, Tunner, stop trying to be interesting. On you it looks terrible. And you're too good-looking."
  • (Debra Winger) "Other people's dreams are so dull."
  • (John Malkovich) "Kit has days when everything in the world is merely a sign for something else. A white Mercedes can't just simply be a white Mercedes. It must have a secret meaning about the whole of life. Everything is an omen. Nothing can just be what it is."
  • (Debra Winger) "I hate choices."
  • (Debra Winger) "According to Port, everyone eventually gets used to anything."
  • (Campbell Scott) "If that were true, it would be the end of progress."
  • (Debra Winger) "No, I'm sure it's true. I just don't know whether it's good or bad."
  • (John Malkovich) "Neither."

Campbell Scott as Tunner

  • (Campbell Scott) "Do you think Port suspects of something?"
  • (Debra Winger) "I think he knows. But he doesn't know that he knows."
  • (Campbell Scott) "You've been to North Africa before, Port. Kit and I will just follow your plan."
  • (John Malkovich) "My only plan is, I have no plan."
  • (Campbell Scott) "Do you and Port ever -- share the same room?"
  • (Debra Winger) "Tunner, when you travel for months on end, you have to set it up this way. But if you're talking about sex, the first rule of marriage is never to confuse it with sleep."

John Malkovich as Port Moresby

  • (John Malkovich) "You know, if Tunner didn't take such long siestas, I'd never be alone with you. I think he's in love with you."
  • (Debra Winger) "Port, don't be silly."
  • (John Malkovich) "Sillier things have happened. The way he hangs around making inane conversation, the way he looks at you when he fingers his DDT can --"
  • (Debra Winger) "What else?"
  • (John Malkovich) "Oh, the ferocity with which he counts your luggage."
  • (Debra Winger) "Oh, he counts yours too."
  • (John Malkovich) "It's not the same."
  • (John Malkovich) "Well, terra firma."
  • (Campbell Scott) "We're probably the first tourists they've had since the war."
  • (Debra Winger) "Tunner, we're not tourists. We're travelers."
  • (Campbell Scott) "Oh. What's the difference?"
  • (John Malkovich) "A tourist is someone who thinks about going home the moment they arrive, Tunner."
  • (Debra Winger) "Whereas a traveler might not come back at all."
  • (Campbell Scott) "You mean I'm a tourist."
  • (Debra Winger) "Yes, Tunner. And I'm half and half."
  • (John Malkovich) "Could you be happy here?"
  • (Debra Winger) "Happy? Happy? How do you mean?"
  • (John Malkovich) "I mean, could you like it here?"
  • (Debra Winger) "How do I know? God, I wish you wouldn't ask me questions like this. Really. I can't answer them. What do you want me to say? "Yes, I'll be happy in Africa"? I like Ain Krorfa so much, but I can't tell whether I want to stay for a month or I want to leave tomorrow."
  • (Campbell Scott) "You couldn't leave tomorrow even if you wanted to. Can't get any information about how to get out of this place. No buses, not even a fruit truck. Nobody speaks English. Anybody for a nightcap?"

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