Suzanne Vale Quotes in Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Suzanne Vale Quotes:
Jack Faulkner: I do not like this particular side of you!
Suzanne Vale: I'm not a box, I don't have sides. This is it, one side fits all!
Suzanne Vale: Instant gratification takes too long.
Doctor Frankenthal: Suzanne, we're going to have to pump your stomach!
Suzanne Vale: Ohhh... do I have to be there?
Jack Faulkner: Are we breaking up?
Suzanne Vale: We can't break up, we were never together.
Jack Faulkner: Oh, that should come as news to you, you're acting like a wife.
Suzanne Vale: Better than acting like a whore!
Jack Faulkner: You're in no position to judge me, you've just got out of a drug clinic.
Suzanne Vale: Where YOU belong, Mr. Pothead, Mr. Vodka, Mr. Bedroom Eyes!
Jack Faulkner: What are you, a virgin? You weren't so hard to convince that first night.
Suzanne Vale: I thought we didn't do anything that first night.
Jack Faulkner: [sarcastically] I lied.
[Suzanne angrily backs up her car]
Jack Faulkner: [shouts after her] You know, you were a lot more fun when you were loaded! And 'Public Domain' was a piece of shit!
[Suzanne fires four bullets with her prop gun]
Suzanne Vale: Relax, they're blanks, asshole!
[Suzanne drives off]
Doris Mann: So you said you have a ranch?
Jack Faulkner: Yeah, out in Malibu.
Doris Mann: If all ranchers looked like you, there wouldn't be many crops.
Jack Faulkner: Depends on what you're raising.
Doris Mann: Certainly not doubts!
[both laugh, Suzanne enters]
Doris Mann: Oh, I was just coming to get you, your little friend is here.
Suzanne Vale: Can I speak to you for a moment in private?
Doris Mann: Excuse me, my daughter wants to speak to me.
[both step into alcove]
Suzanne Vale: I would really just like a few people of my own without them having to like you so much!
Doris Mann: I was just being friendly. And I don't care if he likes me or not, your friend in there with the bedroom eyes.
Suzanne Vale: Right. And the living room nose, the kitchen forehead and den ears.
Julie Marsden: I want you to deal with your feelings, Suzanne, before they deal with you.
Suzanne Vale: Do you always talk in bumper stickers?
Julie Marsden: You know, addiction isn't the problem; it's the solution.
Suzanne Vale: [talks and laughs over her] You do. You DO!
Julie Marsden: And until you remove the solution, you can't see clearly what the problem is. This anger isn't about me. Who are you really angry with?
Jack Faulkner: What is it that especially bothers you, that it was on the same day or that it was Evelyn Ames?
Suzanne Vale: It's not the fact that you fuck around A LOT, it's that you lie about it. You could have just told me the truth and then fucked them ALL. Had the cigarette with me.
Jack Faulkner: That is such bullshit. Women are always saying it's not the fact that you left, it's the way that you did it. It's not that you fuck around, it's that you lie about it. You're all so full of shit. It IS the fact that I fuck around, and it is that fact that I WILL leave.
Suzanne Vale: You said you loved me.
Jack Faulkner: I meant it at the time.
Suzanne Vale: Well what was it, a viral love? Kind of a 24 hour thing? Apparently Evelyn smells like Catalina too; must be going around.
Suzanne Vale: I have nothing to say.
Aretha: The same cannot be said for the rest of your family.
Neil Bleene: We're talking about two minutes of film - two minutes of screen time out of ninety.
Suzanne Vale: Is it correctable?
Neil Bleene: Oh, come on. It's not as though you farted during all your dialogue; we sat there in rushes saying 'what's all that noise all over her lines?'
Suzanne Vale: I'm so relieved. That analogy has bathed me in relief.
Julie Marsden: And you don't remember taking *any* drugs?
Suzanne Vale: Oh well... sure... some!
Suzanne Vale: [regarding an incoming phone call from Gene Hackman's character] He's a director. I don't wanna talk to him; I'm embarassed. I don't have to right?
Aretha: You don't have to do anything you don't want to do... except never take drugs again and go to AA meetings for the rest of your life.
Suzanne Vale: [sarcastically] Oh, I feel SO much better!
Neil Bleene: I've been in the theatre. I'm actually a theatre director. Sometimes certain line-readings apply. Like in comedy, it is a rule. Inflections go up at the end.
Suzanne Vale: That's a comedy RULE?
Neil Bleene: Well, not so much rule as guideline.
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