Paris, Je T'Aime
written by Tom Tykwer (segment "Faubourg Saint-Denis")
Thomas (Melchior Beslon): (answering the phone) Oui.
Francine (Natalie Portman): "Listen, there are times when life calls out for a change. A transition. Like the seasons. Our spring was wonderful, but summer's over now, and we missed out on autumn. And now all of the sudden it's cold, so cold. And everything, everything's freezing over. Our love fell asleep. And the snow took it by surprise. But if you fall asleep in the snow, you don't feel death coming. Take care."
(Thomas hangs up and Francine calls back.)
Francine: Hey, what happened? You were gone all of the sudden. Did you hang up? Was it that bad? Thomas, are you still mad about yesterday?
Francine: Okay, so tell me, was it believable? Ah I see, shit, it doesn't work like that, huh? Well, how are you supposed to say "our spring was wonderful but summer's over now," without sounding completely melodramatic. (sigh) Well, the diector loves it, I'm gonna have to find a way. Thomas, are you listening to me?
Thomas: No, I see you.
Credit and many thanks to Ausia for this monologue, it is very much appreciated.
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