The StandDVD - 1999
From the critics
QuotesAdd a Quote
***The virus is just a press trumped up fake news***
I don't know how many different ways I can say this. This so-called superflu does not exist.
-Then what is it? Why is everybody talking about it? I don't know why everybody's talking about it. ! don't know where the rumors are coming from. It must be a figment
of the press' imagination. I don't know why I'm up here answering these questions. I don't have the answers. Because there's no such thing--
People are really scared about this Captain Trips thing.
-Yeah, the radio here says it's just bull.
Well, the radio out here says the hospitals are filling up with sick people and some of them are dying.
- What, people are dying of the flu?
It's nothing but a souped-up version of the flu.
He says it'll probably mutate.
-But that's not gonna help the people that catch it. It'll just take them longer to die, that's all. Most people are gonna think they've got the plain old non-lethal flu right up to the very end.
U.S. government health officials claim there's nothing strange in their decision to quarantine a small East Texas town, where a new strain of what's believed to be swine flu has got half the population in bed and the other half down with the sniffles.
Katie, the folks at the Atlanta Disease Control Center told me that these masks wouldn't stop a flu germ with a hangover.
You can call it the superflu or by its West Coast name, Captain Trips, but it means the same thing either way. There've been some horror stories about the Army clamping down on everything.
Oh. Old man Vic thinks "simple economics” is some new breed of Irishman.
-Hey. Ain't you ignorant? I think licking the glue off the back of all them food stamps has finally done something to your brain.
Maybe it's food poisoning. You know, he's got California plates. He may have got some bad chow at a roadside stand or something.
It's God's plan.
- Shut up about God. I'm sick of hearing about God. This whole trip was based on the idea that Mother Abagail knew what she was talking about.
- It's not right. It's not right. This isn't God's will or God's plan. It's a washout.
Listen. When we came on this trip, we put our lives in the hands of Mother Abagail's God. Now, that hasn't changed. If He wants me to eat, He'll send food. If He wants me to drink, He'll send rain. It's His business.
Mother also used to say, "All things serve the will of God." Maybe that goes for big, dumb dogs too.
Mr. Dorgan, even a man of your apparently limited intelligence should be able to see
that your experiences with a few battered babies and drug abusers doesn't justify your embrace of a monster.
I can't help thinking, what did we all do this for? Why?
-You propose nothing in the sight of God.
AgeAdd Age Suitability
There are no ages for this title yet.
SummaryAdd a Summary
There are no summaries for this title yet.
There are no notices for this title yet.