電影經典台詞|《名媛教育》| The life I want, there is no shortcut.| I feel old, but not very wise.

 

推薦電影《名媛教育》(An Education)

  • 2009年英國劇情片。
  • 改篇自英國女記者琳恩·巴柏(Lynn Barber)[1]發表在文學雜誌Granta上的同名自傳。
  • 導演:瓏·薛爾菲格(Lone Scherfig)
  • 劇中喜歡的演員和腳色對照:
  • 凱莉穆里根 Carey Mulligan:飾演珍妮(Jenny)
  • 彼得賽斯嘉 Peter Sarsgaard:飾演 大衛(David)
  • 艾爾菲摩里納Alfred Molina:飾演 傑克(Jack),珍妮的父親
  • 羅莎蒙派克Rosamund Pike:飾演 海倫(Helen),丹尼的女朋友
  • 多明尼克庫柏 Dominic Cooper:飾演 丹尼(Danny)
  • 艾瑪湯普森Emma Thompson:飾演女校長(Miss Walters)
  • 奧莉維亞威廉姆斯 Olivia Williams:飾演珍妮的老師Miss Stubbs

劇情描述:聰明的資優生女孩,生活裡只有書與學習,意外被大叔搭訕,然後……他帶她去音樂會去賽馬場去拍賣會,她看見很多教科書以外的新鮮…..她開始質疑為什麼要苦讀書…..而這個男人的出身背景她幾乎一無所知…..是輕信他人的過錯還是過度天真?

♣電影《名媛教育》(An Education)名言: The life I want, there is no shortcut. 我要的人生沒有捷徑。

life  n. 生活, 人生, 生命

bring to life: To regain consciousness.恢復意識,甦醒

for life: forever, for a lifetime 永遠

take one’s life: To commit suicide. 自殺

take someone’s life: To commit murder. 謀殺

shortcut n.捷徑。英文解釋: 1. a shorter or quicker way to get somewhere. 2. a method, skill or strategy that reduces the time or energy needed to accomplish something.

 

♣電影《名媛教育》(An Education)名言:I feel old, but not very wise.我感覺自己老了但並不是很有智慧。 

wise  adj. 睿智的,聰慧的

 wise up 明瞭,察覺,看透想通~。英文解釋:to become aware of a unknown, difficult or unpleasant fact

 wise someone up about something通知或告知某人某事,尤其是機密的事情。[2]英文解釋:to instruct or inform someone about something , especially confidential[3] information

[1] 一度在《星期日泰晤士報》工作。曾在牛津大學聖安妮學院攻讀英語語言和文學。

[2] e.g. Let me wise you up about the way we do things around here.讓你知道一下我們這裡做事情的方式。

[3] confidential adj.機密的

Headmistress: Nobody does anything worth doing without a degree.

Jenny: Nobody does anything worth doing WITH a degree. No woman anyway.

Headmistress: So what I do isn’t worth doing? Or what Miss Stubbs does, or Mrs. Wilson, or any of us here? Because none of us would be here without a degree. You do realize that, don’t you? And yes, of course studying is hard and boring…

Jenny: Boring!

Headmistress: I’m sorry?

Jenny: Studying is hard and boring. Teaching is hard and boring. So, what you’re telling me is to be bored, and then bored, and finally bored again, but this time for the rest of my life? This whole stupid country is bored! There’s no life in it, or color, or fun! It’s probably just as well the Russians are going to drop a nuclear bomb on us any day now. So my choice is to do something hard and boring, or to marry my… Jew, and go to Paris and Rome and listen to jazz, and read, and eat good food in nice restaurants, and have fun! It’s not enough to educate us anymore Ms. Walters. You’ve got to tell us why you’re doing it.

Miss Stubbs: You seem to be old and wise.

Jenny: I feel old. But not very wise.

Jack: Knowing a famous author is better than becoming one. It shows you’re connected.

Jenny: When were you going to tell me?

David: Soon, it just never seemed like the right time. You seemed so happy, and I was happy…

Jenny: You were living with your wife all this time, around the corner! Byron Avenue. It’s no wonder we kept bumping into each other, is it? What number?

David: 34. Don’t be like this, come on.

Jenny: I have nothing. I didn’t take my exams. I… I left school. Where’s it all gone now?

Jenny: One of the boys I dated, and they were boys, suggested that we go to Paris and I said I’d always wanted to see Paris. As if I’d never been!

Jack: We have to have this out. Well, if you won’t do it, I will. I’m still your father.

Jenny: You’re my father again now, are you? And what were you when you encouraged me to throw my life away? Silly schoolgirls are always getting seduced by glamorous older men, but what about you two?

An Education is set in the 1960s. The screenplay is  written by English novelist Nick Hornb. As to the story-line,  Mulligan plays Jenny, a schoolgirl in the drab London suburb of Twickenham in 1961. Jenny is being  well molded by her parents (Cara Seymour and Alfred Molina) for an Oxford education with total obedience. 

She does every effort to maximize her chances of getting into Oxford, ranged from Latin-studying and piano-playing.  One day, caught in the rain on the way home from an orchestra rehearsal, she’s offered a ride by a stranger who named David (Peter Sarsgaard) who is roughly about 15 years senior to her. David seems quite harmless  and suave at first. He is a Jewish  by the way. David takes Jenny to  art auctions and concerts.  As to Jenny, she barely know any background of David. And David, who pretends to bea lover of fine music and art, and a breaker of rules, which could be seen as an incentive to seduce naive schoolgirls. 

The smooth-talking David persuade Jenny’s parents with ease and  he spirits her away to weekends in Oxford and Paris with his buddy Danny (Dominic Cooper) and Danny’s girlfriend Helen (Rosamund Pike.  Danny and Helen live in a high-end London apartment and buy pre-Raphaelite paintings at auction…. BTW, Jenny has a loving, conservative and shortsighted Father named Jack. 

Altogether, this film can be treated as  a cautionary tales of a naive school girl seduced by a smooth-talking rake. 

# unmarried woman’s reputation # scandals # sexual relationship#  adolescent trauma# coming-of-age drama # first love  #  Lynn Barber # BAFTA  Awards # 英國影藝學院電影獎 # best actress # Carey Mulligan 凱莉·墨里根 # Peter Sarsgaard # an education movie review # wayward rebellious  romantic heroine in the novel and films 

Note: The film  is  based on story of Lynn Barber. 

司馬 儀

我們的網站希望建立一個「一輩子所需的資料庫和知識庫」。網站有很多分類,包括旅遊美食、時事(像是柯P政績懶人包、101則台北市長柯文哲名言精選–柯文哲語錄句句勵志)、養生醫療、日英語教學(看電影學英文、看影集學英文、用日文告白、用日文點餐等等) 、電視劇影集及電影、讀物分享(像是中文小說等等閱讀心得)、音樂、兩性專欄。推薦文:《其實你可以當一個強悍的好人》《自信缺氧對愛情有多傷|廢物女友也值得被愛的啟發》等等。 小編司馬儀本身屬於害怕無聊的生物,算是相對不害怕獨處的人類,一旦喜歡任何事物,就會非常專注。喜歡剪貼報章雜誌蒐集美好。小時候是離不開收音機的小孩,不愛偵探片。愛讀報愛剪貼,就愛戴上偵探的瞳孔探追根究。怕黑,排斥恐怖片。購物,是批發控,高度執著CP值。喜歡透過相機留下記憶點。 首本療癒系小說處女作《推理愛》由黃宥嘉醫生掛名推薦寫序。過去文章以本名或筆名陸續刊登於各平台,包括「自由時報」「東森新聞官網」「TVBS官網」「蘋果日報官網」「姊妹淘」。2017年在TVBS專欄發表過的所有文章都收錄在個人網站https://beeigood.com。2017年秋天開始熱愛花圃種植,2018看過印象最深刻的特別想推薦的是動漫【リライフ】、韓劇【迷霧】、大陸劇【北京青年】、大陸劇【新結婚時代】、影集【13 Reasons Why】等等。如果你剛好喜歡我的網站或文章,希望留言告訴我你的想法。擁擁有非常多筆名。還有,歡迎分享養生文章或台語老歌的歌單給長輩們。近期特別喜歡的proverb「心存善念,盡力而為」。希望大家有意識地多攝取鹼性食物,讓身體體質更健康。喜歡文章的話,透過FB或IG或Twitter 分享文章網址給身旁的人們。如果喜歡我的文章,請幫忙分享,或訂購我的小說。

您可能也會喜歡…

發表迴響

你的電子郵件位址並不會被公開。 必要欄位標記為 *

這個網站採用 Akismet 服務減少垃圾留言。進一步瞭解 Akismet 如何處理網站訪客的留言資料