Movie: To End All Wars [2001] Movie: To End All Wars [2001]

Movie: To End All Wars [2001] Movie: To End All Wars [2001]

Ernest Gordon:
Lt. Jim Reardon, Merchant Marine, one of the few Americans in the area, attached himself to the Argyles during the Allied surrender. We called him "Yanker," because he was an American - and a bit of a wanker.

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Dr. Coates:
[to a freshly-beaten Gordon] Ah. Looks like you didn't bow. Always bow before a guard, Korean or Jap. And *never* look 'em in the eyes when they pass you: that's pure defiance. Always look away. Rules of Bushido.



Lt. Jim Reardon:
Bushido?



Dr. Coates:
Yeah. Their kind of chivalry. Respect and obligation. If you don't respect them, they feel obligated to beat you. Nothing personal.



Ernest Gordon:
Well, it sure as bloody hell feels personal.



Dr. Coates:
Yeah, well, it works both ways. They do the same to their own.



Lt. Jim Reardon:
Now there's a comfort.

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Dr. Coates:
[examining newly arrived POWs] Relish your health now, gentlemen: it's the last you'll see of it.

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Primrose:
[to new arrivals] Officers, try to keep your shirt *on*. It'll distinguish you from the grunts, which is about the *only* thing that's keeping us from degenerating into a bloody anarchy.

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Ernest Gordon:
When you surrender in war, you're stripped of your dignity as a soldier. And all you've got left is your fellow comrades, many of whom you've just met.

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