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Words and Pictures

Cast
Clive Owen, Juliette Binoche, Bruce Davison, Navid Negahban, Amy Brenneman, Valerie Tian, Adam DiMarco, Josh Ssettuba, Janet Kidder, Christian Scheider, Keegan Connor Tracy
Released
2013
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Blog entry

Her sister and caregiver Sabine asks artist Dina, “You nervous?” (0:01)

English teacher Jack: “Antihistamine. Antihistamine.”
He tells another teacher, ”Walt, antihistamine.” (0:05)

Jack: “Antihistamine. Antihistamine.” (0:08)

Board member Elspeth: “Jack, you were drunk.” (0:14)

Dina tells Sabine, “... the English teacher is a... madman.” (0:18)

Dina asks teacher Walt, referring to Jack, “Is he insane?” (0:20)

Student Swint tells the others, “I’m going to faint.” (0:44)

By telephone Jack’s son Tony tells Jack, “School has been crazy...” (1:00)

Restaurant manager Mr. Franks tells Jack, “You have a drinking problem.” (1:08)

Jack asks Tony, referring to Bill, “Does he ever get drunk?” (1:09)

Jack's teacher colleague tells the board, referring to Jack, “He has a large ego... I’ve never seen him drunk personally...”
Teacher Roy, referring to a school magazine, “... nothing but an ego rag for Jack Marcus.” (1:10)

Jack tells Dina, “We can decide right now... no angst, no past, no guilt...”
Dina: “With me, you idiot.” (1:16)

Dina asks Jack, “Are you drunk?”
”You’re too drunk.”
”I want you to stop drinking.” (1:22)

At an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting: “I’m Jack... I’m an alcoholic. I’ve been sober for six days.”
”I just want to quit drinking... forever.” (1:26)

Jack tells Tony, “... I quit drinking... maybe after time goes by, and you see your father always sober, never drunk, maybe you’ll begin to believe me...” (1:32)

Dina tells student Emily, referring to Jack, “I thought it was the maniac.” (1:33)

Jack tells Dina, “Tell me, up to the point where I got disgustingly drunk, it was good, right?”
”I’m sober 36 days.” (1:40)

Dina calls Jack, “You drunken, art-wrecking bastard.” (1:49)