Tilda Swinton


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Tilda Swinton
November 5, 1960
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Tilda Swinton Movies

  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Uncut Gems
  • Suspiria
  • War Machine
  • Hail, Caesar!
  • A Bigger Splash
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Snowpiercer
  • The Zero Theorem
  • The Chronicles of…
  • Burn After Reading
  • Michael Clayton
  • Constantine
  • The Chronicles of…
  • Adaptation
  • Vanilla Sky
  • The Beach

Tilda Swinton movie quotes, phrases and lines

From the movie: Suspiria

“Love and manipulation, they share houses very often. They are frequent bedfellows.”
Tilda Swinton – Dr. Klemperer

From the movie: Suspiria

“- Susie: It felt like what I think it must feel like to fuck.
– Madame Blanc: Do you mean fuck a man?
– Susie Bannion: No. I was thinking of an animal.”

Dakota Johnson – Susie
Tilda Swinton – Madame Blanc

From the movie: Suspiria

“A delusion is lies that tell truth.”
Tilda Swinton – Dr. Klemperer

From the movie: Suspiria

“When you dance the dance of another, you make yourself in the image of its creator. You empty yourself so that her work can live within you.”
Tilda Swinton – Madame Blanc

From the movie: Suspiria

“- Madame Blanc: You’re in a company now. You have to find your right place. You have to decide – what is it you want to be in this company? Is it the head? The spine? The sex? The heart?
– Susie: The hands. I want to be this company’s hands.”

Tilda Swinton – Madame Blanc
Dakota Johnson – Susie

From the movie: Suspiria

“Movement is never mute. It is a language. It’s a series of energetic shapes written in the air like words forming sentences. Like poems. Like prayers.”
Tilda Swinton – Madame Blanc

From the movie: Suspiria

“You can give someone your delusion, Sara. That’s religion.”
Tilda Swinton – Dr. Klemperer

From the movie: Suspiria

“There are two things that dance can never be again: beautiful and cheerful. Today, we need to break the nose of every beautiful thing. And if you’re going to be a dancer, you must learn French.”

Tilda Swinton – Madame Blanc

From the movie: Snowpiercer

“My friend, you suffer from the misplaced optimism of the doomed.”
Tilda Swinton – Mason

From the movie: A Bigger Splash

“- Penelope Lanier: You’re pretty domesticated for a rock star.
– Marianne Lane: Have I done anything to upset you?”
Dakota Johnson – Penelope Lanier
Tilda Swinton – Marianne Lane

From the movie: The Grand Budapest Hotel

“- M. Gustave: Oh, dear God, what have you done to your fingernails?
– Madame D.: I beg your pardon?
– M. Gustave: This diabolical varnish; the color is completely wrong!
– Madame D.: Oh really? Don’t you like it?
– M. Gustave: It’s not that I don’t like it; I am physically repulsed.”
Ralph Fiennes – M. Gustave
Tilda Swinton – Madame D.

From the movie: Michael Clayton

“This is a three billion dollar class action lawsuit. In the morning, I have to call my board. I have to tell them that the architect of our defense was arrested for running naked in the street. What sickness is he talking about?”
Tilda Swinton – Karen Crowder

From the movie: Snowpiercer

“Now, as in the beginning, I belong to the front. You belong to the tail. When the foot seeks the place of the head, the sacred line is crossed. Know your place. Keep your place. Be a shoe.”
Tilda Swinton – Mason

From the movie: Constantine

“If sweet, sweet God loves you so, then I will make you worthy of His love. I’ve been watching for a long time. It’s only in the face of horror that you truly find your nobler selves. And you can be so noble. So, I’ll bring you pain, I’ll bring you horror, so that you may rise above it. So that those of you who survive this reign of hell on Earth…”
Tilda Swinton – Gabriel

From the movie: Snowpiercer

“Order is the barrier that holds back the flood of death. We must all of us on this train of life remain in our allotted station. We must each of us occupy our preordained particular position. Would you wear a shoe on your head? Of course you wouldn’t wear a shoe on your head.”

Tilda Swinton – Mason

From the movie: The Zero Theorem

“I’m sorry to interrupt, but I notice this young lady’s pathological attempt to project upon you her daddy issues of abandonment!”

Tilda Swinton – Dr. Shrink-Rom

From the movie: Vanilla Sky

“What is any life without the pursuit of a dream?”
Tilda Swinton – Rebecca Dearborn

From the movie: Burn After Reading

“- Katie Cox: Do you think that’s enough carrots?
– Harry Pfarrer: What?
– Katie Cox: For the salad?
– Harry Pfarrer: You know you really are a negative person.
– Katie Cox: What?
– Harry Pfarrer: Yeah. I’ve tried to ignore it. To remain upbeat. You just can’t help dragging everything down.”
Tilda Swinton – Katie Cox
George Clooney – Harry Pfarrer

From the movie: Constantine

“- Gabriel: I’m simply seeking to inspire mankind to all that is intended.
– John Constantine: By handing Earth over to the son of the Devil?”
Tilda Swinton – Gabriel
Keanu Reeves – John Constantine

From the movie: Burn After Reading

“- Osbourne Cox: Some clown, or two clowns, have gotten a hold of my memoirs.
– Katie Cox: Your what?
– Osbourne Cox: Stolen it, or I don’t know…
– Katie Cox: Your what?
– Osbourne Cox: My memoirs, the book I’m writing.
– Katie Cox: Well why in God’s name would anyone think that’s worth anything?”
John Malkovich – Osborne Cox
Tilda Swinton – Katie Cox

From the movie: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the…

“I have no interest in prisoners. Kill them all.”
Tilda Swinton – White Witch