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Pepa (Character)
from Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)

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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
Iv·n: How many men have you had to forget?
Pepa: As many as the women you remember.

Pepa: Follow that cab!
Cabdriver: I thought this only happened in the movies.

Pepa: Hello. I'm the mother of the notorious Crossroads Killer. When my son comes home after one of his famous crimes, his clothes are just filthy.
[Pepa holds up a bloody shirt. The police arrive]
PolicÌa I: Where are the clothes your son wore...
PolicÌa II: At the time of the murder?
[Pepa takes a clean shirt out of the dryer]
Pepa: Right here. Sparkling clean.
PolicÌa I: No trace of blood.
PolicÌa II: Or guts.
PolicÌa I: Unbelievable!
[Pepa holds up a box of detergent]
Pepa: Ecce Homo. It's unbelievable.

Pepa: You could have killed yourself!
Candela: That was the idea. I'm desperate.
Pepa: So am I, but I don't jump off terraces.
Candela: I didn't know where to go. I couldn't face my folks. It's bad enough that I became a model.

Carlos: What happened?
Pepa: She fell asleep.
Candela: So suddenly?
Pepa: Yes. The strangest things can happen suddenly.

Pepa: For two days everyone has been saying no to me. Now it's my turn to say no.

Pepa: That lady is dangerous.
Cabdriver: No lady's dangerous if you know how to handle her.

Pepa: I'm sick of being good.

Ana: I'm fed up. I'm gonna get myself some quick cash, buy myself his bike and split. With a bike, who needs a man?
Pepa: Learning mechanics is easier than learning male psychology. You can figure out a bike, but you can never figure out a man.

PolicÌa I: What's going on?
Pepa: Nothing. Just discussing the lady's dress.
Candela: [in tears] It's awful!
Carlos: It's only a dress.
Candela: But it's awful!

Carlos: [Carrying Marisa, who has passed out, onto the patio] But a minute ago...
Pepa: A minute ago she wanted to go home but since you ignored her, she got depressed and had some gazpacho.
Carlos: Ah. That made her fall asleep?
Pepa: Yes. It was spiked with barbiturates. Sorry.

Paulina Morales: She must turn herself in, go to jail, and let the jury decide her case.
Pepa: I don't understand.
Paulina Morales: She's committed a crime.
Pepa: Her only crime was falling in love and being afraid. I'd do the same.
Paulina Morales: I'm sure.