Christopher Plummer: David
David : [takes out pomegranate] You can't bring this in.
Edward Saroyan : [endearingly] Please.
David : No fruit or vegetables, that includes pomegranates. it's on your form.
Edward Saroyan : I like to eat the seed of this fruit. One each day. For luck.
David : I'm sorry, that's not allowed.
[Mr Saroyan takes out his penknife and cuts the fruit open]
David : What are you doing?
Edward Saroyan : This way, I don't need to bring it in. I eat it here, at the gate of your country. Look
[takes a bite and nods agreeingly]
Edward Saroyan : So, I bring luck in my stomach. Will you try it?
David : There's no way of confirming that a single word that you've told me is true.