The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music is a 1965 film about a woman who leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to a Naval officer widower and his seven children.

Year:
1965
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Captain:
Is it possible, or could I have just imagined? Have my children by any chance been climbing trees today?

Maria:
Yes, Captain.

Captain:
I see. And where, may I ask, did they get these, uhm, these...

Maria:
Playclothes.

Captain:
Oh, is that what you call them?

Maria:
I made them, from the drapes that used to hang in my bedroom...They still had plenty of wear left. The children have been everywhere in them.

Captain:
Do you mean to tell me that my children have been roaming about Salzburg dressed up in nothing but some old drapes?!

Maria:
Umm, hmm, and having a marvelous time.

Captain:
They have uniforms.

Maria:
Straitjackets, if you'll forgive me.

Captain:
I will not forgive you for that.

Maria:
Children can't do all the things they're supposed to if they have to worry about spoiling their precious clothes.

Captain:
They haven't complained yet.

Maria:
Well, they wouldn't dare! They love you too much. They fear you too much!

Captain:
I don't wish you to discuss my children in this manner.

Maria:
Well, you've got to hear from someone! You're never home long enough to know them.

Captain:
I said I don't want to hear anymore from you about my children!

Maria:
I know you don't, but you've got to! Now, take Liesl.

Captain:
[hesitatingly] You will not say one word about Liesl, Fraulein.

Maria:
She's not a child anymore, and one of these days, you're going to wake up and find that she's a woman. You won't even know her. And Friedrich, he's a boy, but he wants to be a man and there's no one to show him how.

Captain:
Don't you dare tell me about my son.

Maria:
Brigitta could tell you about him if you let her get close to you. She notices everything.

Captain:
Fraulein...

Maria:
And Kurt pretends he's tough not to show how hurt he is when you brush him aside...

Captain:
That will do!

Maria:
...the way you do all of them. Louisa I don't even know about yet...

Captain:
I said that will do!

Maria:
But somebody has to find out about her, and the little ones just want to be loved. Oh, please, Captain, love them! Love them all!

Captain:
I don't care to hear anything further from you about my children.

Maria:
I'm not finished with you!

Captain:
Oh, yes, you are, Captain! [pauses, then corrects himself] Fraulein!

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