Youth

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Plot – Fred and Mick are two old friends who spend together a vacation in an elegant hotel on the Alps. Fred is a retired composer and conductor. Mick is still an active director. He’s anxious to finish his screenplay. Fred, on the other hand, doesn’t want to get back at work. They know their days are running fast and decide to face them together.

Movie Info

Title Youth

Year 2015

Director Paolo Sorrentino

GenreDrama,Comedy,Music

Top 17 Quotes of “Youth” Movie

“Tear ducts can produce tears for three days without stop.”
Harvey Keitel – Mick Boyle

“Music is all I really understand.”
Sir Michael Caine – Fred Ballinger

“You say that emotions are overrated. But that’s bullshit. Emotions are all we’ve got.”
Harvey Keitel – Mick Boyle

“- Lena Ballinger: Bathtubs are more dangerous than Everest.
– Luca Moroder: How true.”
Rachel Weisz – Lena Ballinger

“I have to believe in everything in order to make things up.”
Harvey Keitel – Mick Boyle

“- Screenwriter in Love: Goes where the wind blows.
– Mick Boyle: Which is what we all do.”
Tom Lipinski – Screenwriter in Love

Harvey Keitel – Mick Boyle

“- Queen’s Emissary: Why exactly do you find the monarchy endearing?
– Fred Ballinger: Well, because it’s so vulnerable. You eliminate one person. And all of a sudden. The whole world changes. Like in a marriage.”
Alex Macqueen – Queen’s Emissary

Sir Michael Caine – Fred Ballinger

“Intellectuals have no taste.”
Sir Michael Caine – Fred Ballinger

“Children don’t know their parents ordeals. Sure, they know certain details, striking elements. And they know what they need to know to be on one side or the other.”
Sir Michael Caine – Fred Ballinger

“People are either beautiful or ugly, and the ones in between are merely cute.”
Harvey Keitel – Mick Boyle

“Human beings really know how to be pathetic when they try to, huh?”
Jane Seymour Fonda – Brenda Morel

“- Miss Universe: I appreciate the irony, but when it is drenched in poison, it is drained of its force and reveals something else.
– Jimmy Tree: What?
– Miss Universe: Frustration.”
Madalina Diana Ghenea – Miss Universe

Paul Dano – Jimmy Tree

“- Jimmy Tree: Tell me about Stravinsky.
– Fred Ballinger: Well, he once said intellectuals had no taste. And from that moment on, I did everything I could not to become an intellectual. And I succeeded.”
Paul Dano – Jimmy Tree

Sir Michael Caine – Fred Ballinger

“I want to tell about your desire, my desire. So pure, so impossible, so immoral. But it doesn’t matter because that’s what makes us alive.”
Paul Dano – Jimmy Tree

“They must never know that you and I despite everything liked to think of ourselves as a simple song.”

Sir Michael Caine – Fred Ballinger

“- Pale Teenager: When your son says, ‘Why weren’t you a father to me?’ And you say, ‘I didn’t think I was up to it.’ At that moment, I understood some really important.
– Jimmy Tree: What?
– Pale Teenager: That no one in the world feels up to it, so there is no reason to worry.”
Emilia Jones – Pale Teenager

Paul Dano – Jimmy Tree

“I have to choose, I have to choose what is really worth telling: horror or desire? And I choose desire.”
Paul Dano – Jimmy Tree