Gosford Park (2001) directed by Robert Altman
Kristin Scott Thomas as Lady Sylvia McCordle and Michael Gambon as Sir William McCordle

William: Who’s next to me at dinner?
Sylvia: Oh, you know. Aunt Constance and Lavinia.
William: Oh why do I have to have that bloody old trout all the time? I want Louisa!
Sylvia: Do I have to explain the table of precedence again, or can it wait?
William: I don’t give a shit about precedence!
Sylvia: Well you always complain that people look down on you and then you behave like a peasant.

One Response to “Gosford Park (2001)”

  1. Great dialogue encapsulating the social framework of this celebrated UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS styled drama, one of Altman’s best.

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