Quotation by Nora Ephron

It struck me that the movies had spent more than half a century saying, "They lived happily ever after" and the following quarter-century warning that they'll be lucky to make it through the weekend. Possibly now we are now entering a third era in which the movies will be sounding a note of cautious optimism: You know it just might work.
Nora Ephron (b. 1941), U.S. author, journalist. Quoted in Los Angeles Times (July 27, 1989).

Referring to Ephron's screenplay for When Harry Met Sally (1989).
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