Lisle Von Rhuman
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Lisle Von Rhuman (Character)
from Death Becomes Her (1992)

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Death Becomes Her (1992)
[Lisle has just stabbed Ernest's finger with the dagger]
Ernest Menville: Ah! Wha-what are you doing?
Lisle Von Rhuman: I'm loving you.

Lisle Von Rhuman: This is life's ultimate cruelty. It offers us a taste of youth and vitality, and then it makes us witness our own decay.

[Lisle scolds one of her "boys"]
Lisle Von Rhoman: Make some room for my friend, for Chrissake. But... keep your ass handy.

Lisle Von Rhoman: You're scared as Hell... of yourself. Of the body you once knew.
Madeline Ashton: I beg your pardon?
Lisle Von Rhoman: I am the one who understands. I am the one who knows your secret.

Lisle Von Rhoman: How old would you guess I am? C'mon, don't try to flatter me.
Madeline Ashton: Thirty-eight?
[Lisle Von Rhoman glares at her]
Madeline Ashton: TWENTY-eight... no, twenty-three...

Madeline Ashton: Bottoms up!
[Madeline drinks the potion]
Lisle Von Rhoman: Now, a warning.
Madeline Ashton: NOW a warning?

Lisle: He won't get far. Not at his age.

Lisle: We are creatures of the spring, you and I.

Lisle: Drink that potion, and you'll never grow even one day older. Don't drink it, and continue to watch yourself rot.

[Lisle demonstrates the potion]
Madeline Ashton: Check ok?
Lisle Von Rhuman: Fine.

Lisle: You are like Don Quixote, tilting at Nature's windmills.

[Lisle stabs his finger]
Ernest: What are you doing?
Lisle: I'm loving you.

Lisle Von Rhuman: Go on... Drink it... It is the completion of your life's work. You gave other people youth and wasted your own! Drink. And you will be able to work again forever! Drink... drink, Dr. Menville. You owe yourself another chance! Drink! It's the right choice! The *only* choice! Drink! SEMPRE VIVE! LIVE FOREVER!
Ernest Menville: Then what?
Lisle Von Rhuman: What?
Ernest Menville: Then what happens?
Lisle Von Rhuman: What?
Ernest Menville: I don't want to live forever. I mean, it sounds good, but what am I gonna do? What if I get bored?
Lisle Von Rhuman: What?
Ernest Menville: And what if I get lonely? Who am I gonna hang around with, Madeleine and Helen?

Lisle: But you'll never grow old!
Ernest: Yes, but everybody else will! I'll have to watch everyone around me die. I don't think this is right. This is not a dream. This is a nightmare!

Ernest Menville: [after the sample of potion] Oh my god...
Lisle Von Rhuman: Oh! Thank you!

Lisle Von Rhoman: Go on... Drink it... It is the completion of your life's work. You gave other people youth, and wasted your own! Drink. And you will be able to work again- forever! Drink... Drink, Dr. Menville... You owe yourself another chance! Drink! It's the right choice! The *only* choice! Drink! SEMPRE VIVE! LIVE FOREVER!
[Crash of thunder and lightning]

Lisle Von Rhuman: [Emerges from her pool wearing only high heels] I hope you don't mind that Harry and Dick had to dress you... You were inproperly attired, for the occasion.
Ernest Menville: What occasion?
Lisle Von Rhuman: I'm throwing a party upstairs... I throw one every Spring, for my clients.
Ernest Menville: All right... ok... what do you want with me?
Lisle Von Rhuman: For you... I'd like to give a present... The gift of life and youth, forever...

Lisle Von Rhuman: [Lisle is about to give Madeline a potion that grants eternal youth and beauty] But you must make me a promise. The secret that we share must never become public. You may continue your career for ten years. Ten years of perfect, unchanged beauty. But at the end of that time, before people start to become suspicious, you have to disappear from public view forever. You can retire, you can stage your own phony death, or... as one of my clients simply said, I want to be alone.
Madeline Ashton: No. She...
Lisle Von Rhuman: [Lisle nods]