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Mother! Movie Quotes

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Mother! movie quotes provide the dialogue for the psychological horror film about a happy couple who deal with interesting visitors to their home. Darren Aronofsky wrote and directed the movie, which competed at the 74th Venice International Film Festival. Mother! opened theatrically in the United States on September 5, 2017.

In Mother!, Him (Javier Bardem) and Mother (Jennifer Lawrence) live happily in their renovated home where acclaimed author Him struggles to write. One day, Man shows up at their door and asks to stay in one of their rooms. Mother is a bit confused why Him allows a stranger into their home, but goes along with it anyway.

Some time later, Woman, Man's wife, shows up with plans to stay with Man in Him and Mother's home. Mother remains agreeable, but soon grows tired of her house guests. Unfortunately, only more guests arrive, including the Man and Woman's sons and others. This leads Mother to a place of great frustration, one that is only worsened by unsettling visualizations inside the home. 

Mother! was just one of several talked-about movies of 2017 alongside the likes of Wind River, What Happened to Monday, Logan Lucky, and The Hitman's Bodyguard.  

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    Bring Life Into This House

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    Him: All I’m trying to do is bring life into this house, open the door to new people, new ideas.

    Him tries to further explain why he keeps allowing strangers into the home he shares with Mother. He seeks to bring new life into the home to bring new people and new ideas.

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      Did You Know He Had a Wife?

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      Woman: Hello
      Mother: Hello
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      Mother: Did you know he had a wife?

      The plot thickens further when Man's wife, Woman, shows up with plans to stay at Mother and Him's home with her husband. It's not like the house is a bed and breakfast, even though people seem to treat it as such in these Mother! movie quotes.

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        They've Come Here to See Me

        Him: They’ve come here to see me.
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        Mother: You’re insane! You’re insane. 

        Mother continues to have trouble with the increasing number of people in her once-quiet home. And while Him explains that they're fans of his, Mother cannot comprehend what is happening.

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          Are You Happy?

          Mother: Are you happy?
          Him: I love you.

          In these Mother! movie quotes, Mother and Him share pillow talk in bed. While he doesn't necessarily say he is happy, he does certainly admit to loving her. 

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