Shirley Valentine
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Young Shirley Valentine: Well, tickle my tits 'til Friday.


Shirley Valentine: I have allowed myself to lead this little life, when inside me there was so much more. And it's all gone unused. And now it never will be. Why do we get all this life if we don't ever use it? Why do we get all these feelings and dreams and hopes if we don't ever use them?


Shirley Valentine: I'm not sayin' he's bad, my fella. He's just no bleedin' good.


Shirley Valentine: I'm not sayin' she's a bragger, but if you've been to Paradise, she's got a season ticket. She's that type, Gillian, you know. If you've got a headache, she's got a brain tumor.


Shirley Valentine: So, just think how exciting it'll be if for once you had it at a quarter past six. It'd make headlines. "World exclusive: Joe eats late."


Shirley Valentine: I was never really interested in school after that.
Shirley Valentine: I became a rebel.
Shirley Valentine: I used to wear my school skirt so high you would have thought it was a serviette.
Shirley Valentine: I was marvelous.
Shirley Valentine: I used to exude boredom from every pore and I hated everything.

Shirley Valentine: I think that marriage is like the Middle East - there's no solution.

Costas Caldes: Boat is boat, fuck is fuck.

Shirley Valentine: Jane divorced her husband. I never knew him, it was before I met her. Apparently she came home from work unexpectedly one morning and found him in bed with the milkman. Honest to God, the milkman! But from that day forward I've noticed she never takes milk in her tea.

Continuity mistake: When Shirley is with her son in the squat in Kirby he sees a couple of kids robbing a car. When the car drives away you can clearly see that the kid driving is replaced by an adult stuntdriver.

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Question: At the end, does Shirley go back to her old life or does she stay?

Answer: That's what you're meant to be left wondering. I get the feeling that she will eventually go back to her life in England but her husband will have to do some serious listening first about the changes that have to be made.

Answer: My thoughts are he stays for a while, loves it, so they fall in love again and stay together in Greece.

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