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Film Snapshot: X2

On the X-Men plane, Storm sits down to talk with Nightcrawler, a young mutant and devout Catholic whom she and Jane Grey had recently tracked down in the midst of a rash of attacks on those with mutant powers.

Nightcrawler: You and Miss Grey are schoolteachers?

Storm: Yes. At a school for people like us, where we can be safe.

Nightcrawler: Safe from what?

Storm: Everyone else.

Nightcrawler: You know, outside of the circus, most people were afraid of me. But I did not hate them: I pitied them. Do you know why? Because most people will never know anything beyond what they see with their own two eyes.

Storm: Well, I gave up on pity a long time ago.

Nightcrawler reaches out to touch Storm’s face.

Nightcrawler: Someone so beautiful should not be so angry.

Storm: Sometimes anger can help you survive.

Nightcrawler: So can faith.

--from X2: X-Men United

(Image: 20th Century Fox)


Anonymous said…
I love that scene!
Carmen Andres said…
i watched this the other night on TV and had forgotten about nightcrawler and this scene. love it when stuff like this crops up in movies, heh.