Psycho1998

Director: Gus Van Sant
Stars: Anthony Perkins, Martin Balsam, John Gavin, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Rating: R (Restricted)
Runtime: 109 minutes

Numerous critics had already sharpened their knives even before Gus Van Sant's shot-for-shot color "re-creation" of the 1960 black-and-white Hitchcock classic was released, chiding the Good Will Hunting director for defiling hallowed ground. This in… more »

Marion Crane:
Wouldn't it be better if you... if you... put her someplace?

Norman Bates:
Do you mean an institution? A madhouse? People always call a madhouse "someplace", don't they? "Put her in someplace."

Marion Crane:
I'm sorry. I didn't mean it to sound uncaring. I...

Norman Bates:
What do you know about caring? Have you ever seen the inside of one those places? The laughing and the tears, and the cruel eyes studying you. My mother in there? But she's harmless. She's as harmless as one of these stuffed birds.

Marion Crane:
I am sorry. I only felt... I...

Norman Bates:
You felt what?

Marion Crane:
It seems that she was... she's hurting you. I meant well.

Norman Bates:
People always mean well. They cluck their thick tongues and they shake their heads and they suggest, oh, so very delicately... [calms down] Of course, I've suggested it myself.

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