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|Birthday:||January 19, 1985|
|Birthplace:||Providence, Rhode Island, United States|
|Educated At:||Princeton High School, Harvard University|
|Nationality:||United States Of America|
|Occupations:||Cinematographer, Film Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter|
Birthday: January 19, 1985
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Educated At: Princeton High School, Harvard University
Nationality: United States Of America
Occupations: Cinematographer, Film Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter
To give us new colors to see.”
Foolish as they may seem.
Here's to the hearts that ache,
Here's to the mess we make.”
Mia: [mildly amused] That's what you always say.”
Sebastian: Maybe it means something.
Mia: I doubt it.
Sebastian: Yeah, I didn't think so.”
Sebastian: Yes, you are.
Mia: Maybe I'm not! It's like a pipe dream.
Sebastian: This is the dream!”
Mia: It's a play.
Alexis: A play? You better give us all roles!
Mia: Actually, it's a one-woman show, so I can't...”
Sebastian: It's Christmas.
Bill: Yeah, I see the decorations. Good luck in the New Year.”
Mia: [smiling] I think so.”
Sebastian: What do you mean you hate jazz?
Mia: It just means that when I listen to it, I don't like it.”
Mia: What are you gonna do?
Sebastian: Have my own club.”
Mia: To Boise?
Sebastian: You can knock it off your bucket list.”
Sebastian: I'm always gonna love you, too.”
Are you shining just for me?
City of stars,
There's so much that I can't see.
Is this the start of something wonderful and new?
Or one more dream
That I cannot make true?”
Tracy: [Tracy barges in] Whoa! Holy shit! You wanna open a window?
Mia: I was trying to give you an entrance.
Tracy: Thank you.”
Sebastian: A man who's happy to be here.
Sebastian: Very easy to work with. Yeah.
Bill: Right, and you'll play the set list.
Sebastian: Happy to. Even though I don’t think anyone cares what I play, but yeah.
Bill: Well, if by ‘anyone’ you mean anyone other than me, that would be correct. I care and I don’t want to hear the free jazz.
Sebastian: Right. Okay. Although I, I thought in this town it worked on a sort of ‘one for you, one for me’ basis type system. How about two for you, one for me? [Bill doesn’t answer]
Sebastian: How about all for you and none for me?
Bill: That’s perfect, yes.
Sebastian: Okay, a mutual decision then.
Bill: Right, made by me.
Sebastian: Right, and I sign off on it, so.
Bill: Whatever. Tell yourself what you want to know.”
Sebastian: Okay, I was an asshole. I can admit that. But requesting ‘I Ran’ from a serious musician, it's just, it's too far.
Mia: My Lord, did you just say ‘a serious musician?’
Sebastian: I don't think so.
Mia: Can I borrow what you're wearing?
Mia: Because I have an audition next week. I'm playing a serious firefighter.
Sebastian: So you're an actress? I thought you looked familiar. Have I seen you in anything?
Mia: Uhh, the coffee shop on the Warner Brothers lot, that's a classic.
Sebastian: Oh I see.
Singer: Sebastian. Second set.
Sebastian: He doesn't tell me what to do.
Mia: He just told you what to do.
Sebastian: I let him. [pause] What's your name?
Sebastian: Mia. Guess I'll see you in the movies.”
Sebastian: Cause the world needs more lawyers.
Mia: Well it doesn't need more actresses.
Sebastian: You're not just an actress.
Mia: What do you mean, ‘just an actress’?
Sebastian: You said it yourself, you're a child-prodigy playwright.
Mia: That is not what I said.
Sebastian: You're too modest to say it but it's true. So you could write your own roles. Write something that's as interesting as you are.
Mia: Last thing I wrote was a stand-up routine for an open-mic night. It was horrible.
Sebastian: All I'm saying is Louis Armstrong could have played the marching-band charts he was given. What did he do instead? He made history.
Mia: OK, I'll stop auditioning and make history instead.
Sebastian: [laughs] My work here is done.”
Mia: What do you mean, I wanted you to do this?
Sebastian: This is what you wanted for me.
Mia: To be in this band?
Sebastian: To be in a band, to have a steady job, you know to be... you know.
Mia: Of course, I wanted you to have a steady job so that you could take care of yourself and your life and you could start your club.
Sebastian: Yeah, so I'm doing that, so I don't understand like why aren't we celebrating?
Mia: Why aren't you starting your club?
Sebastian: You said yourself no one wants to go that club. No one wants to go to a club called 'Chicken on a Stick.'
Mia: So change the name!
Sebastian: Well, no one likes jazz, not even you!
Mia: I do like jazz now, because of you!
Sebastian: What am I supposed to do? Go back to playing ‘Jingle Bells’ so I can save money for some Shangri-La club no one wants to go to?
Mia: People will want to go to it because you're passionate about it and people love what other people are passionate about. You remind people of what they've forgotten.
Sebastian: Not in my experience. [pause] Anyway, it's time to grow up. You know? This is what I'm doing. If you had a problem, I wish you would've said something earlier, before I signed on the dotted line.
Mia: You had a dream that you were sticking to, that...
Sebastian: This is the dream!
Mia: This is not your dream.
Sebastian: Guys like me go their whole lives and never do anything that's liked. I'm finally doing something that people enjoy. What is wrong with that?
Mia: Why do you care so much about being liked?
Sebastian: You're an actress, what are we talking about? [pause] Maybe you liked me more when I was a failure because it made you feel better about yourself.
Mia: Are you kidding?