This movie began as a 1952 book. The first draft of the script was completed in 1997. The film was released in 2015. It was worth the wait.
Here are some thoughts on the breakout performance from Brie Larson, and the overall success of Room.
“A fighter knows only one way to work.” – Jake Gyllenhaal as Billy Hope
“You have to think like an American. You’ll feel so homesick that you’ll want to die, and there’s nothing you can do about it apart from endure it. But you will, and it won’t kill you.” – Saoirse Ronan as Eilis
“It’s not what you do, it’s when and where you do it, and who you do it to or with. If nobody sees it, it didn’t happen.” – Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger
“It takes a long time to sound like yourself.” – Don Cheadle as Miles Davis.
“Musicians play their instruments. I play the orchestra.” – Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs
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