Mr. Nobody
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Nemo Nobody adult: What was there before the big bang? Well, you see, there was no before because before the big bang, time did not exist. Time is a result of the expansion of the universe itself. But what will happen when the universe has finished expanding?

Nemo Nobody adult: So... who has a joke? Anybody? I do! What's green, small and goes up and down?
Daughter: A pea in a elevator. It's not funny. Old people humour.

Anna age 15: You're the first and last person I'll ever love.
Nemo age 16: Ten days... That makes 14,400 minutes... I wish time would stop right now, that it would stay this way forever.
Anna age 15: They say if you slow your breathing, time slows down. The Hindus say so.

Nemo Nobody aged 118: It should be written on every schoolroom blackboard: life is a playground or nothing.

Nemo age 5: Daddy says you can predict exactly where Mars will be in the sky, even in a hundred years. But the funny thing is that daddy doesn't know what will happen to him ten minutes from now.

Nemo age 9: I can remember a long time ago. Long before my birth. I was waiting with those who were not yet born. When we're not born yet, we know everything. Everything that will happen. When it's your turn, the Angels of Oblivion place a finger on your mouth. "Shh..." It leaves a mark on the upper lip. It means that you have forgotten everything. But the angels missed me.

Nemo age 9: If you mix the mashed potatoes and sauce, you can't separate them later. It's forever. The smoke comes out of Daddy's cigarette, but it never goes back in. We cannot go back. That's why it's hard to choose. You have to make the right choice. As long as you don't choose, everything remains possible.

Nemo age 16: I'm going to marry the first girl that dances with me tonight.

Nemo Nobody aged 118: Urgh, you're still here? Did I fall asleep? Sometimes I don't sleep so I think... I think about how it was... and all I have left. What do you see when you look at me? A grumpy old man who never answers questions? Who mixes everything up? Who's kept busy by getting his meals? That's not me. Me... I wear shorts. I'm nine years old. I can run faster than the train. I can't feel my aching back anymore. I'm fifteen. I'm fifteen and I'm in love.

Young journalist: I'm sorry, I don't understand. Did you stay with your father or go with your mother?

Nemo age 9: In chess, it's called Zugzwang... when the only viable move.
Nemo Nobody aged 118: not to move.

Nemo age 16: Sometimes I can see the future.
Anna age 15: Doesn't sound like it'd be much fun to know what's going to happen.

Nemo Nobody adult: There's no life without you.
Anna: Go slowly. I have to get used to it. I talked to you so much when you weren't there, it's strange for me to talk to you for real.

Nemo's Father: You look like my son.
Nemo age 16: I am your son, dad.
Nemo's Father: My son is taller than you.

Nemo Nobody aged 118: Sometimes people call me Mr. Craft. C-R-A-F-T. Can't Remember A Fucking Thing.

Nemo Nobody aged 118: Daniel Jones.
Young journalist: Is that your name? Daniel Jones?
Nemo Nobody aged 118: Of course not.

Man in black 2: This is weird. His shoes are different sizes.
Man in black 1: Maybe he shrunk? Happens when you get older, you shrink.
Man in black 2: No one shrinks, that's rubbish. You got the wrong bloke, that's all.
Man in black 1: Astronauts shrink two inches when they come back to Earth.
Man in black 2: You think this fella is an astronaut?

Nemo age 9: You have to make the right choice. As long as you don't choose, everything remains possible.

Nemo Nobody aged 118: Everything works out in the end, even badly.

Nemo age 9: Why am I me and not somebody else?

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