The American
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Father Benedetto: Of course... You're American. You think you can escape history. You live for the present.
Jack: I try to, Father.

Father Benedetto: All the sheep in my flock are dear to me. But some are dear the most. Especially those that have lost their way.

Jack: Did you ever wanna be anything but a priest?
Father Benedetto: Have you ever wanted to be anything other than a photographer?
Jack: I do what I'm good at.

Pavel: And above all... don't make any friends, Jack. You used to know that.

Father Benedetto: I ask him to look after those of my friends who are sinners.
Jack: All men are sinners.
Father Benedetto: Some are greater sinners than others. But those who seek peace are much sinning in the history.

Factual error: Clooney refers to the rifle as an "M14". The Rüger Mini-14 is a different rifle than the M14 (used e.g. by the Marine Corps prior to the M16).

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Trivia: When Jack is entering the bar where he receives a letter from a friend, a song is played on the radio. The song is 'Tu vuò fà l'americano' by Italian singer Renato Carosone. It means 'You want to do American' or 'You're an American wannabe', a reference to Jack, who is American, and of course the title of the movie. (00:38:45 - 00:39:50)

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