Eleanor Zissou
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Eleanor Zissou (Character)
from The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
Eleanor Zissou: Oh, Shit. What do you want?
Steve Zissou: Do you mind if I butter you up a little before I answer that question?
Eleanor Zissou: Yes, I do. Tell me now.
Steve Zissou: [takes a deep breath] I need some money to get the boat out of hock and rescue my bond company stooge who got kidnapped. Could we ask your parents to loan it to me?
Eleanor Zissou: No.
Steve Zissou: Okay. Could I go ahead and butter you up anyway? It took me two and a half hours to get out here.

Jane Winslett-Richardson: Are we - are we safe in here?
Steve Zissou: I doubt it.
Klaus Daimler: Do you still want to blow him up?
Steve Zissou: No, we're out of dynamite anyway.
Eleanor Zissou: It is beautiful Steve.
Steve Zissou: Yea, it's pretty good isn't it... I wonder if it remembers me...

Alistair Hennessey: You're the most ravishing creature that I've ever seen in my life.
Eleanor Zissou: Hello Skinny.
Alistair Hennessey: Hello Eleanor.
Eleanor Zissou: Is that a new merit badge?
Alistair Hennessey: Oh, yeah, as a matter of fact it is. I just became a Knight in Portugal, the Presidente gave a special ball...
Steve Zissou: Don't be nice to Ali, he's my nemesis.

Steve Zissou: [refering to Hennessy] How could you lay that slick faggot?
Eleanor Zissou: Well, I was in love with him at the time...

Eleanor Zissou: Your cat's dead.
Steve Zissou: What? Which one?
Eleanor Zissou: Marmalade. I'm sorry.
[lighting cigarette]
Steve Zissou: What happened?
Eleanor Zissou: A rattlesnake bit it in the throat.
Steve Zissou: [pause] Goddammit, Elanor, why do have to say it like that? You couldn't try to break it a little bit nicer?

Eleanor Zissou: How are you feeling?
Steve Zissou: I'm right on the edge. I don't know what comes next.

Steve Zissou: You know I'm not big on apologizing. So I'll just skip it if it's all the same to you.
Eleanor Zissou: Okay.
Steve Zissou: Anyway, I'm sorry.