Cold Mountain is a 2003 war drama film written and directed by Anthony Minghella. The film is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Charles Frazier. It stars Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Renée Zellweger in lead roles as well as Natalie Portman, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Melora Walters, Jena Malone, and Giovanni Ribisi. Read more at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_Mountain_(film)
The following monologue, I remember resonated with me, from the first time a listened to it, and with the passage of time it only beceme louder, rather than attenuated. I feel that there is something in this phrase that apply today, to the state of the world, more than ever before: Is it only me, I wonder?
Ruby to Ada: Am I hard to hear? Cuz you keep repeating everything.
Ruby: Am i hard to hear cuz you keep repeating everything i say!
So you never wrapped your legs around this Inman?
Tell you what I got on my side.
Inman: What you got on your side?
The confidence of youth…
the bird has a job,the seed has a job,the shit has a job. everything has a job.
There isn’t any men around here that ain’t old,or full of mischief.
They call this war a cloud over the land. But they made the weather and then they stand in the rain and say shit its raining.
They stand outside in the weather, but they made the rain and then they say Shit, it’s raining!?
Time for a yankee good mornin’
Yeah this house sure is crooked
You are always…always…always…in my mind.
You ever think God gets tired of being called to both sides of a War?