Captain Miller: I'm a schoolteacher. I teach English composition... in this little town called Adley, Pennsylvania. The last eleven years, I've been at Thomas Alva Edison High School. I was a coach of
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Captain Miller:
I'm a schoolteacher. I teach English composition... in this little town called Adley, Pennsylvania. The last eleven years, I've been at Thomas Alva Edison High School. I was a coach of the baseball team in the springtime. Back home, I tell people what I do for a living and they think well, now that figures. But over here, it's a big, a big mystery. So, I guess I've changed some. Sometimes I wonder if I've changed so much my wife is even going to recognize me, whenever it is that I get back to her. And how I'll ever be able to tell her about days like today. Ah, Ryan. I don't know anything about Ryan. I don't care. The man means nothing to me. It's just a name. But if... You know if going to Rumelle and finding him so that he can go home. If that earns me the right to get back to my wife, then that's my mission.
[to Private Reiben]

Captain Miller:
You want to leave? You want to go off and fight the war? All right. All right. I won't stop you. I'll even put in the paperwork. I just know that every man I kill the farther away from home I feel.

Transcript:
What's it up to?
What is it, $300? ls that it? 300?
I'm a schoolteacher.
I teach English composition
in this little town called
Addley, Pennsylvania.
The last 11 years,
I’ve been at
Thomas Alva Edison High School.
I was the coach of the baseball team
in the springtime.
I’ll be doggone.
Back home, when I’d tell people
what I do for a living,
they'd think, "Well, that figures."
But over here, it's a...
A big...
A big mystery.
So I guess I've changed some.
Sometimes I wonder
if I've changed so much
my wife is even going to recognise me
whenever it is I get back to her.
And how I’ll ever be able to...
To tell her about days like today.
Ryan...
I don't know anything about Ryan.
I don't care.
The man means nothing to me,
it's just a name. But if...
You know, if going to Ramelle
and finding him, so he can go home,
if that earns me the right
to get back to my wife
well, then... Then that's my mission.
You want to leave?
You want to go off and fight the war?
All right.
All right, I won't stop you.
I’ll even put in the paperwork.
I just know that every man I kill,
the farther away from home I feel.

Clip duration: 194 seconds
Views: 77
Uploaded: 13 December, 2020
Genres: drama, war
Summary: Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.


Actors

Captain Miller - Tom Hanks