Celine: Men go out with me, we break up and then they get married. And later they call me to thank me for teaching them what love is. That I tought them to care and respect women.
Jesse: I think I’m one of those guys.
Celine: I wanna kill them! Why didn’t they ask me to marry them? I would’ve said no, but at least they could have asked.
– Before Sunset (2004), screenplay by Richard Linklater & Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke, story by Richard Linklater & Kim Krizan, characters by Richard Linklater & Kim Krizan
The Daily Dialogue theme for the week is overreacting, suggested by @davidproenza.
Trivia: Though this movie was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay, the screenplay is not based upon any existing text. However, the Academy rule book says that all sequels are adaptations.
Dialogue On Dialogue: Here it’s as if her overreaction is fueled by the fact that Celine is realizing what she’s saying as she says it, elevating her emotions as she talks.