“Bring me the big knife; I’m gonna cut my throat!”*
“I love two things,” he said (the ‘he’ in my head is George or Cage; take your pick). “I love you, and I love the Opera. If I can have the two things that I love together for one night, I will be satisfied to give up, oh God, the rest of my life.”
-be sure and click the photo to enlarge-
“I ain’t no freakin’ monument to justice!” shouted Cage, in the movie and in my head. “I lost my hand! I lost my bride! Johnny has his hand! Johnny has his bride! You want me to take my heartache, put it away and forget?”
“Is that a man or a woman?” whispered George.
“I’m from Philadelphia,” she explained.
“This is the most tormented man I have ever known,” said Chrissy in the movie and in my head.
“I’m in love with this man,” continued Chrissy about Ronnie Cammareri (Cage), “but he doesn’t know that, ‘cause I never told him, ‘cause he could never love anybody since he lost his hand and his girl.”
“...but what are we doing tomorrow?”
*unless otherwise noted, all quotes are from the movie Moonstruck, 1987-
-for a related post see "A Night at the Opera," a story I wrote for Gambit, posted here-
-also this week, Lafayette artist Francis Pavy in my latest post for Gambit, linked here-