5 Flights Up (2014) quotes

Richard Loncraine.

Diane Keaton.
Morgan Freeman.
Cynthia Nixon.

A long-time married couple who’ve spent their lives together in the same New York apartment become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away.


Who would have thought that the whole of my life’s work would be worth less than the room it was painted in?
– Alex Carver

Mom is only trying to say that this marriage is gonna be difficult, Ruth.
– Sarah
And what marriage isn’t?
– Young Ruth
There’s still so much prejudice, and…
– Sarah
Really, Sarah? Thank you for telling me.
– Young Ruth
Think of your children.
– Ruth’s Mother
Think of YOUR children!
– Young Ruth

Well, then I’m gonna say it. You’re a crazy old man, who doesn’t know what’s good for you.
– Lily Portman
Hey, no, you do not speak to him like that!
– Ruth Carver
And you’re no better! Fuck you both!
– Lily Portman
[walks away with her fist in the air]I guess we won’t be going to her place for Thanksgiving this year.
– Ruth Carver