the royal tennenbaums

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“The next morning, Richie woke at dawn. He had decided birds should not be kept in cages, fed Mordecai three sardines, and set him free.”

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Richie: “You came back. Is that you, Mordecai? I’m not so sure this is Mordecai. This bird’s got much more white feathers on him.”

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Margot: “i wonder what happened to him”

Richie: “I don’t know. Sometimes if a person has a traumatic experience their hair turns white.”

Margot: “well, I’m sure he’ll get over it.”

- The Royal Tennenbaums (2001) dir. Wes Anderson