10 Quotes That Prove The Virgin Suicides Is Worth Watching


If you have never seen The Virgin Suicides, go watch it. Now. Then watch it again, because you won’t understand it the first time around. (By the way, it’s on Netflix)

1. Doctor: “What are you doing here, honey? You’re not even old enough to know how bad life gets.”

Cecilia: “Obviously, Doctor, you’ve never been a 13 year-old girl”

2. “What he have here is a dreamer, someone completely out of touch with reality. When she jumped, she probably thought she would fly.”

3. “We felt the imprisonment of being a girl, the way it made your mind active and dreamy, and how you ended up knowing what colors went together.”

4. “She was the still point of the turning world.”

5. “We knew that the girls were really women in disguise, that they understood love, and even death, and that our job was merely to create the noise that seemed to fascinate them. We knew that they knew everything about us, and that we couldn’t fathom them at all.”

6. “From 5, they had become 4, and they were all living in the dead, becoming shadows.”

7. Lux: “We’re suffocating”

Mrs. Lisbon: “Lux, you’re safe, here”

Lux: “I can’t breathe in here”

8. “In the end we had pieces of the puzzle, but no matter how we put them together, gaps remained—oddly shaped emptiness mapped by what surrounded them, like countries we couldn’t name.”

9. “We began the impossible process of trying to forget them.”

10. “So much has been said about the girls over the years, but we have never found an answer. It didn’t matter in the end how old they had been, or that they were girls, but only that we had loved them, and that they hadn’t heard us calling, still do not hear us calling them, out of those rooms, where they went to be alone for all time, and where we will never find the pieces to put them back together.”