Mother and Child

Trivia: Annette Bening plays Naomi Watts' mother in the movie, even though in real life she's only 10 years older than Watts.


Nora: I don't want to die here.
Karen: You're not going to die. You'll be fine.
Nora: You expect me to live forever?
Karen: Don't start that again.
Nora: Even if I could, I wouldn't want to. It's just one disappointment after another.

Leticia: To take something that comes from you, made of you, and part with it forever and ever.
Ray: I don't want it.
Leticia: I didn't want you either.
Ray: I'm not you.
Leticia: And yet here you are, 20 and pregnant and single, just like I was. You see, I didn't want you, and now, I can't take a breath without thinking of you, and wanting the best of the best for you.

Violet: A person inside another person - science fiction. She doesn't know a thing.
Elizabeth: Who?
Violet: Your baby. Only her mother's heartbeat.

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