beginners the movie

Hal: Well, let’s say that since you were little, you always dreamed of getting a lion. And you wait, and you wait, and you wait, and you wait but the lion doesn’t come. And along comes a giraffe. You can be alone, or you can be with the giraffe.

Oliver: I’d wait for the lion.

Hal: That’s why I worry about you.
—  Beginners (2010)
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“Let’s say since you were little, and… and you… you always dreamed of… of someday getting a lion, and you wait and you wait and you wait and you wait, and the lion doesn’t come. Then along comes a giraffe. You can be alone, or you can be with the giraffe.”
“I’d wait for the lion.”
“That’s why I worry about you.”

Beginners (2010) - Dir. Mike Mills

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100,000 Bad Jokes: The Movie (English Subtitles)

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Christopher Plummer, at 82 years and 75 days, won Best Supporting Actor at the Oscars 2012 for his role in Beginners and became oldest ever Oscar winner.

In his acceptance speech, Plummer joked about his age. Looking at his Oscar statuette, he said: “You’re only two years older than me darling, where have you been all of my life?”