Theo Decker, referring to his mother: "Everything would have turned out better if she had lived." (0:01)
Theo's father Larry's cocktail waitress girlfriend Xandra tells Theo, "You should be proud of your Pops: 51 days sober... Detoxed on the sofa, basket of Easter candy and Valium... My mom's the kind of lush who would throw up in her own glass and then drink it anyway." (0:36)
Theo: "I don't indulge in self-pity." (0:44)
Andy's older brother Platt tells Theo, "You know how Daddy had... They used to call it problems with his nerves... Bipolar."
”A few years back he came off his medication... Andy came too, just in case he got storm giddy, you know?”
Referring to Andy's and his father’s deaths: ”This big wave... and they both went.” (0:49)
Boris’ father beats him. (1:08)
Boris crushes a tablet.
Boris tells Theo, ”It hits harder this way.”
Each snorts lines through a straw. (1:12)
Theo re-experiences the bombing in a nightmare. (1:20)
Larry slaps Theo. (1:23)
Boris shares blotters with Theo. They describe psychedelic experiences to each other. (1:25)
Xandra tells Theo, referring to Larry, "His blood alcohol was 0.39."
”What I'm saying is that he's dead.” She cries. (1:27)
Xandra shares a joint with a friend. (1:28)
Boris tells Theo, "Crazy to go tonight." (1:30)
Art collector Lucius Reeve shows Theo an article about the fate of the Goldfinch painting: "... the painting as collateral for a drug deal..."
Reeve tells Theo, ”The FBI received a tip that a criminal gang in Miami was using the painting as collateral in a drug deal...” (1:39)
His fiance Kitsey Barbour tells Theo, "Take all the drugs you want." (1:43)
Theater marquee: "Round Midnight" (1:48)
Theo sees a vision of his mother. (2:15)