Inglourious Basterds (2009) Poster

Mélanie Laurent: Shosanna

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  • Fredrick Zoller : [shouting to the camera, acting in Nation's Pride]  Who wants to send a message to Germany?

    [Nation's Pride is interrupted by Shosanna's movie] 

    Shosanna Dreyfus : I have a message for Germany.

    [Hitler and Goebbels watch in shock] 

    Shosanna Dreyfus : [her image on the screen smirks]  That you are all going to die.

    Adolf Hitler : [yelling in German]  Enough! Stop it!

    Joseph Goebbels : [yelling in German]  Turn off the projector!

    Shosanna Dreyfus : And I want you to look deep into the face of the Jew that is going to do it!

    Joseph Goebbels : [in German as the audience begins to shout in protest and anger]  I don't know what's going on! That does not belong in my movie!

    Shosanna Dreyfus : [her image on the screen smiles]  Marcel... burn it down.

    Marcel : [standing behind the screen, he smiles]  Oui, Shosanna.

  • Marcel : [in French; subtitled]  What the fuck are we supposed to do?

    Shosanna Dreyfus : [in French]  It looks like we're supposed to have a Nazi premiere.

    Marcel : Like I said, what the fuck are we supposed to do?

  • Joseph Goebbels : [in German; subtitled]  How many seats in your auditorium?

    Francesca Mondino : [translates into French] 

    Shosanna Dreyfus : [in French; subtitled]  Three hundred and fifty.

    Francesca Mondino : [translates into German] 

    Joseph Goebbels : That's almost four hundred less than the Ritz.

    Fredrick Zoller : [in German]  But Herr Goebbels, that's not such a bad thing. You said yourself you didn't want to indulge every two-faced French bourgeois taking up space currying favor. With less seats it makes the event more exclusive. You're not trying to fill the house, they're fighting for seats. Besides, to hell with the French. This is a German night, a German event, a German celebration. This night is for you, me, the German military, the High Command, their family and friends. The only people who should be allowed in the room are the people who will be moved by the exploits on the screen.

    Joseph Goebbels : [after a pause]  I see your public speaking has improved.

  • Shosanna Dreyfus : My name is Shosanna Dreyfus and THIS is the face... of Jewish vengeance!

  • Shosanna Dreyfus : [in French; subtitled]  I am going to burn down the cinema on Nazi night. And if I'm going to burn down the cinema, which I am, we both know you're not going to let me do it by myself. Because you love me. And I love you. And you're the only person on this earth I can trust. But that's not all we're going to do. Does the filmmaking equipment in the attic still work? I know the film camera does. How about the sound recorder?

    Marcel : [in French]  Quite well, actually. I recorded a new guitarist I met in a cafe last week. It works superb. Why do we need filmmaking equipment?

    Shosanna Dreyfus : Because, Marcel, my sweet, we're going to make a film. Just for the Nazis.

  • [Marcel is beating up a sound technician] 

    Shosanna Dreyfus : [brandishing an ax]  Bring that fucker over here!

  • Francesca Mondino : [in French; subtitled]  Emanuelle, did you enjoy "Lucky Kids"?

    Shosanna Dreyfus : [in French]  I rather liked Lillian Harvey.

    Joseph Goebbels : [suddenly in German]  Lillian Harvey! Never mention that name in my presence!

  • Marcel : [in French; subtitled]  What are we talking about?

    Shosanna Dreyfus : [in French]  Filling the cinema with Nazis and burning it to the ground.

    Marcel : I'm not talking about that. You're talking about that.

  • Shosanna Dreyfus : [to Fredrick]  If you are so desperate for a French girlfriend, I suggest you try Vichy.

  • Joseph Goebbels : [in German]  You have opera boxes?

    Shosanna Dreyfus : Oui.

    Joseph Goebbels : How many?

    Shosanna Dreyfus : [in French]  Two.

    Joseph Goebbels : More would be better.

  • Shosanna Dreyfus : [in French]  I don't wish to be your friend.

    Fredrick Zoller : Why not?

    Shosanna Dreyfus : Don't act like an infant. You know why.

    Fredrick Zoller : I'm more than just a uniform.

    Shosanna Dreyfus : Not to me. If you are so desperate for a French girlfriend, I suggest you try Vichy.

  • Shosanna Dreyfus : [threatening a French film developer]  You either do what the fuck we tell you, or I'll bury this axe in your collaborating skull.

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