Francesca is dressed up for some formal affairs. Then simultaneously they reach for the notebooks. World's breaking apart because of man's weakness for some testosterone conquests over territory and power and people. Michael looks for the next notebook, checking the dates. From all I may be, or have been before.
I enjoyed reading the script because it was really interesting to see how the screenplay evolved into the finished movie. Except I'm one of the people it frightens. He begins walking towards her. I just feel awful I haven't come to visit sooner. Robert steps closer to her, purposely reaching across her body for a napkin. She calls to the waitress abruptly. They're all having a good time.
One thing I noticed that is missing in the first draft is I'll only say this once. She exits the closet and moves to an old mirror, trying the lipstick on. I feel like something's been spoiled now. Sure she's adjusted her life for you, sometimes sacrificially, but you are bound to do all within your power to see that she is happy and fulfilled! Carolyn notices a manila envelope addressed to her mother, postmarked 1965. The waitress behind the counter ignores her.
I look up and this gorilla, this female gorilla, is staring at me with what can best be described as the most lascivious expression I've ever seen on a female with so much body hair. Francesca, who doesn't usually smoke, accepts. Her head is nestled in his chest as she eats from a bag of popcorn. She sets down a bowl of potatoes, a plate of sausages, coffee and corn as one by one her family enters and sits down. What was so special and different to leave him without sense enough to come in from the rain? She notices a crumb on Robert's mouth and wipes it off. After all, that's what an artist does best.
I don't need you to say anything. Some things are better left unsaid, and looks and silences are here to make up for it. When she looks back out onto the road, her vision is momentarily blurred. She comforts Betty who indulges in the attention. But love won't obey our expectations.
And I remembered it was my idea. The sight of him hiding there breaks Francesca's heart, she turns away from her husband to hide the tears. Michael freezes I want to read them! They dance a bit more, but Francesca is shaking which makes it difficult. What are her plans for next year? Francesca settles in to listen, never taking her eyes off of him. She lights up and stares into space. Unlike her husband, Robert has an answer. You need look only to the scores he has composed.
Your father was tired -- fighting all afternoon with that new equipment Robert Harrison convinced him to buy. He reaches for a cigarette from the glove compartment and brushes her leg. The town moves about its business around them. In the end, we are heartbroken for her but also for her husband. I heard yesterday, that she confronted him. It's not a special occasion or anything.
What was recognizable as me before Robert was gone. She is forever altered by a chance encounter. I start to write an article and I find myself writing it to you. I thought if anybody walked through the door now there'd be no explaining it. She was my mother for Christsakes. Eastwood doesn't like using such devices, and his movies are the better for that. She smiles and shakes her head.