sydney pollack

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my favorite movies ~ Out of Africa (1985) - Director: Sydney Pollack

He even took the gramophone on safari. Three rifles, supplies for a month, and Mozart. He began our friendship with a gift. And later, not long before Tsavo, he gave me another. An incredible gift. A glimpse of the world through God’s eye. And I thought, “Yes, I see. This is the way it was intended.” I’ve written about all the others, not because I loved them less, but because they were clearer, easier. He was waiting for me there. But I’ve gone ahead of my story. He’d have hated that. Denys loved to hear a story told well. You see, I had a farm in Africa at the foot of the Ngong Hills. But it began before that. It really began in Denmark.

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25 favourite movies (16/25) - The way we were, 1973

Your girl is lovely, Hubbell. Why don’t you bring her for a drink when you come?

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The Way We Were (1973); dir. Sydney Pollack

If I push too hard it’s because I want things to be better – I want US to be better, I want YOU to be better! Sure I make waves, I mean, you have to. And I’ll KEEP making them till you’re everything you should be and WILL be. You’ll never find anyone as good for you as I am, to believe in you as much as I do or to LOVE you as much!