“This is a simple story… but not an easy one to tell.” – Giosué Orefice as the adult Joshua
“The best thing I know is to do exactly what you wish for a while.” – Heinz Hindrich as Doctor Bonnachoven
“We will all die… without hope…” – Joop van Hulzen as Captain Hartmann
“There’s a cure for everything except death.” – Lamberto Maggiorani as Antonio Ricci
The fact that this is a subtitled film never seemed to cross my mind as I became engrossed in the story. The world the movie creates is unlike anything I’ve ever seen.