Melanie Lynskey

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Author Information

Name
Melanie Jayne
Last name
Lynskey
Pseudonym
Melanie Lynskey
Born
May 16, 1977
Gender
female
Nationality
New Zealand
Profession
actor
Zodiac sign
Taurus

Melanie Lynskey Movies

  • Up in the Air
  • Leaves of Grass
  • Comanche Moon
  • Flags of Our Fathers
  • Shattered Glass
  • Abandon
  • Sweet Home Alabama
  • Coyote Ugly
  • Detroit Rock City
  • But I’m a Cheerleader
  • Ever After
  • Heavenly Creatures

Melanie Lynskey movie quotes, phrases and lines

From the movie: Heavenly Creatures

“- John: I love you so much Paul. Do you love me as much as I love you?
– Pauline Parker: Of course I do, Nicolas.
– John: My name is John.
– Pauline Parker: Oh, but I like Nicolas so much better!”
Jed Brophy – John
Melanie Lynskey – Pauline Parker

From the movie: Abandon

“- Wade Handler: Did you think it was odd that, he still liked her a lot, and she hadn’t really show him any real interest in over two years?
– Mousy Julie: I thought it was the opposite of odd. Guys are drawn to her like bugs surround a bug lamp. For four years I’ve had the privilege of watching it.”
Benjamin Bratt – Wade Handler
Melanie Lynskey – Mousy Julie

In: Celebrities on other topics

“To take a job just so I can go on a fancy vacation doesn’t really seem worth it.”
Melanie Lynskey

“New Zealanders can be a little hostile.”
Melanie Lynskey

In: Celebrities on other topics

“I read every single review, because I love film criticism and I’m interested.”
Melanie Lynskey

From the movie: Heavenly Creatures

“We realised why Deborah and I have such extraordinary telepathy and why people treat us and look at us the way they do. It is because we are mad. We are both stark raving mad!”
Melanie Lynskey – Pauline Parker

From the movie: Heavenly Creatures

“My new year’s resolution is a far more selfish one than last year. It is to make my motto, eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow, you may be dead.”
Melanie Lynskey – Pauline Parker

From the movie: Heavenly Creatures

“I felt thoroughly depressed and even quite seriously considered committing suicide. Life seemed so much not worth the living and death such an easy way out.”
Melanie Lynskey – Pauline Parker

From the movie: Ever After

“- Rodmilla: Marguerite, precious, what do I always say about tone?
– Jacqueline: A lady of breeding ought never to raise her voice any louder than the… gentle hum of a whisper in the wind.
– Rodmilla: Jacqueline, dear, do not speak unless you can improve the silence.”
Anjelica Huston – Rodmilla
Melanie Lynskey – Jacqueline

From the movie: Heavenly Creatures

“- Pauline Parker: Oh, I wish James Mason would do a religious picture! He’d be perfect as Jesus!
– Juliet Hulme: Daddy says the Bible’s a load of bunkum!
– Pauline Parker: But we’re all going to heaven?
– Juliet Hulme: I’m not! I’m going to The Fourth World… it’s sort of like heaven. Only better, because there aren’t any Christians!”
Melanie Lynskey – Pauline Parker
Kate Winslet – Juliet Hulme

From the movie: But I’m a Cheerleader

“- Hilary: This is where we sleep, but there’s no inappropriate behavior allowed.
– Megan: Inappropriate? Like swearing?
– Graham: No, inappropriate like fucking.”
Melanie Lynskey – Hilary
Natasha Lyonne – Megan
Clea DuVall – Graham

From the movie: Heavenly Creatures

“Anger against Mother boiled up inside me, as it is she who is one of the main obstacles in my path. Suddenly a means of ridding myself of this obstacle occurred to me. If she were to die…”
Melanie Lynskey – Pauline Parker

“Every time you talk, you say something unpleasant, so just be quiet.”
Melanie Lynskey – Rachel Wheaton

From the movie: Heavenly Creatures

“Why could not mother die? Dozens of people are dying all the time, thousands, so why not mother? And father too.”
Melanie Lynskey – Pauline Parker

From the movie: But I’m a Cheerleader

“It’s really easy to be a prude when you’re not attracted to him, isn’t it?”
Melanie Lynskey – Hilary

From the movie: Heavenly Creatures

“There are living among two dutiful daughters – of a man who possesses two beautiful daughters – you cannot know nor yet try to guess, the sweet soothingness of their caress. The outstanding genius of this pair is understood by few, they are so rare.”
Melanie Lynskey – Pauline Parker