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The Horseman on the Roof

Juliette Binoche, Olivier Martinez, Pierre Arditi, François Cluzet, Jean Yanne, Claudio Amendola, Isabelle Carré, Carlo Cecchi, Christiane Cohendy, Jacques Sereys, Nathalie Krebs, Yolande Moreau, Christophe Odent
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The Commissioner of Police asks nobleman Angelo, “Why are you in this mad town?” (0:23)

Countess Pauline tells Angelo, “You’ll make me nervous.” (0:35)

Pauline tells Angelo, “My sweet aunts drive me crazy.” (0:38)

Pauline tells Angelo, “I’ve been looking for a way out, jeered at by drunken soldiers.” (0:50)

Angelo tells Pauline, “You’re out of your mind.” (1:07)

A charlatan tells Pauline and Angelo, “People have gone mad, yelling and running.” (1:08)

Having joined noblewoman Pauline in a prison-like quarantine for cholera, Italian expatriate Angelo looks down from the window, hoping to find an escape route. Pauline tells him, contemplating suicide in her despair, believing she will never find her husband even if she survives the epidemic, "Before you came, I looked down. I thought: It's so easy to die. So brief. You just slip away." (1:26)

Mr. Petit tells Angelo, “Sir, you’re mad.” (1:31)

Angelo tells Pauline, “You’re drunk.”
”You’re raving.”
Referring to his mother, “For her, I’m not crazy enough.” (1:42)