I just want to be Anywhere but here The sidewalk doesn't suit my soul I've got to make some changes and take control I need room to move, I wanna feel the wind in my hair A clear blue sky with air to breathe I feel it's time to fly because I believe That there's so much more And it's waiting for me out there I can see where I want to be It couldn't be more clear Anywhere but here Anywhere but here I've been waiting for something My heart's telling me I just want to be Anywhere but here No more landlord No more rent Just a place of my own Where I'd be content I want to share it all with someone Who'd share it all with me I believe somehow, some day, that's the way it will be Anywhere but here Anywhere but here I can feel something coming I long to be free I just want to be Anywhere Anywhere but here And I've been waiting for something My heart's telling me I just want to be Anywhere but here.
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Look at this sweet-- Oh, he gave me a kiss. This is Callie. Hi, Callie. And you must be the owner. My baby. Yes, I am. Well, I'm Adele August. And this is my baby, Heather. Realtor: Excuse me. Can I helpyou? I know we should have an appointment, but my husband will be practicing medicine at UCLA. That'sjust a few minutes from here.
Exactly, so we were driving by, and wejust had to stop. I would be so grateful ifyou would let us see the house. Doyou mind? Not at all. Please, come in. Here's my card. Here's a setup on the property. Thank you. The house was built originally in the 1 s, so it maintains all its original integrity. You also have a wood-burning fireplace here. There are 7 in the entire house. There is so much light. Look at this light. Owner: It's a very happy, happy house. And here we have a beautiful bright bedroom.
And you can see the pool from here. Oh, it's a lovely master suite, isn't it? This is my daughter's bedroom. She's away at college now. Where is she going? Back East. Princeton, actually. I want to go to college back East. You must miss her terribly. But we're so very proud. Well, Daddywill be here next week. I reallywant him to see this house. Let me showyou the master bedroom right now. It's got a great his-and-herwalk-in closet.
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It also has a fantastic Jacuzzi tub. Adele: I love aJacuzzi. Who is this? It's hot stuff. Hey, Benny. Where areyou? Making a highly illegal phone call in somebody's bedroom.
What areyou doing right now? Hauser's taking us to the park. He got that new truck. Why areyou whispering? How's Grandma? What did you mean you're in someone's bedroom? I'll tell you when I writeyou another letter. You get my last one? Yeah, yeah, I got 'em all.
I like the one where she kicked you out ofthe car. She really did that? She's crazy. She still is. I think I might kill her in her sleep. Adele: Heather. I have to go. Oh, that was so much fun, wasn't it? Why'd you tell that lady that we'd buy the house? I said we might buy the house. That my father's coming, that he's a doctor. I couldn't believeyou.
What wereyou doing up in the daughter's room all that time? Calling Benny. I had to tell her thatyour father the doctorwas coming because a woman like that who gets all ofher money from her husband, she's not gonna believe a woman like me can afford a house like that. A woman likeyou can't afford a house like that.
You can't even afford the bathroom to that house. Morning, George. Grand Coolie Dam. Ever been there, Adele? Hoover Dam? I'm not really into dams. Girl: I am gonna get a lawyer and sue her for invasion ofprivacy, so getyour nose out ofmy diary, Mother. That's so cool. I'd never think ofthat. Did she say anything? She played dumb, but she never did it again. I wish my parents wouldjust leave me alone. I love being alone.
I can't wait for the house to be empty. Hey, Peter. You run good. Got good form. There's not a cloud in the sky today, huh? Hey, you ever read T. It's really good. Why doyou run with a book? Balance, I guess. George: Here's the Kariba Dam. It impounds the Zambezi River, forms Kariba Lake.
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I went there. After college. I painted a picture ofit. You painted pictures ofdams? That was my dream-- To travel the world and paint pictures. What happened? One damn thing led to another damn thing. Ha ha! I became a history teacher. But one ofthese days, I'll One ofthese days-- Oh, my God. Get away from my car! Oh, my God, lookwhat he's doing! Hey, hey, hey! Stop it! Oh, my God.
Look how deep this scratch-- Lookwhat he did to my car. Mom, it'sjust a scratch. Just a scratch? Doyou know how much it's going to cost to fix "just a scratch"? Oh, I can't work at this school anymore. I can't talk toyou anymore, either! No sympathy. The tiles are all cracked I'm sinking here, and I'm the one that has to keep us afloat. Every time I think I'm trying so hard, it's getting better, and we're starting to get somewhere, just, everything falls apart.
Nothing works in this apartment! It'sjust a scratch on the car. Maybe ifyou gotyourself a little after-school job, you'd know what I'm talking about. Peopleyour age have no idea how much things cost, how to manage money. What is that now? You didn't pay the bill again, did you? I did pay the bill! I did pay it! Well, maybe I won't even pay the bill again.
Maybe we'll just We could live Ok, let's go to Denny's. Ann, where areyou? I'm going to bed. I really think I did pay it. Ok, I loveyou. Lots ofkisses.
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Hi, Mom. How arey'all doing? What isn't fair? Well, I put her on because what's fair is foryour granddaughter to have a decent home to live in, and we can't do that unless we have some cash for a down payment. What I need from you is some help. It's the land that Daddy-- She hung up. Grandma hung up on you? You love that little French restaurant. That's-- That'sjust what we need. We need a bed for me. We need a desk. We need sheets. We need towels. We don't need to go out to eat to a French restaurant.
Oh, honey. My daddy always used to say, "When life gets rough and you only have a dime in your pocket, go getyour shoes shined. Seems they raised their prices. I'll tell you what. Why don't the two ofus-- Good afternoon. Would you like to hear our specials? I don't think so. We know what we want. I'd like to hear the specials. We have the veal St. Jacques and a lovely coq au vin-- I thinkwe'll have 2 small garden salads and share the veal St. Don'tyou think, honey? You know what? I don't reallywant to share.
I'm kind ofhungry, so Why don'tyou have the veal St.
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Jacques, and I'll have the duck l'orange, please. And would you like an appetizer? I'll have the shrimp in the garlic sauce. Waitress: And anything to drink? Just water. A big bottle, please. I'm really hungry, and it's not like we're at Denny's, so ifsomeone comes in and sees me eating duck l'orange, who knows what effect it'll have on my life.
Sit up straight. You're slouching. Ann: I took out an ad in the newspaper once-- "year-old seeks home-- Neat, pretty, good student. I never opened them. I was afraid the temptation would be too great. Ann: It was our first Christmas away from home. Doyou customize scents? Oh, that's a shame. You should do that. My mother paid enough ofour bills so that we could buy presents for everyone. Ann: That's pretty cute. What doyou think? We didn't buy too much, considering I love that store.
I don't know what to get Benny. What did you get me? Come on, you got me something. I didn't getyou anything. What'd you get me? I gotyou lots. I'm dying to show it toyou. Don't show me. Ann, hi. Isn't it obscene, all this money being spent? Hi, I'mJanice Pearlman. I'm in Ann's homeroom. I'm Ann's mother. She's my mother. You--You look alike, you two. No, we don't. I look like my dad. Just his chin. I likeyour chin. Anyway, listen, I got to go, because my mother's waiting over there, but Christmas Day, we're having a party at the house from to Will you come, both ofyou?
It's our annual thing. That's sweet. Well, please. I'll tell you more at school. Everybody's going to come, though. Ann: Everybody likes her. She's on student council, and her brother's the editor ofthe school newspaper. What does her father do? I think he's a doctor. Well, it might be fun. You want to go? Doyou want me to go? I guess it'll give us a chance to kind ofshow ourselves off, and the car is looking great again. Her mom looked You're elegant, Mom. We both are. We've got taste, huh? That's one thing-- People look at us, and they say, "Look at that great-looking mother and daughter.
Mom, why areyou doing this? Which one is it, honey? Point it out. That one. Now let's go home. It goes all the way around the block. We're going to a party tonight. Mom and I are both going. Doyou want to talk to her again? Just say merry Christmas. Merry Christmas. Merry Christmas to everybody. Give a big hug to Benny for me. I'm going to go get dressed and try on my new necklace. Areyou going to get dressed?
It takes you an hour to get ready. We're-- The party's going to be over by then. I thoughtyou said you wanted to go. Honey, what I want is to get all ofthese pine needles and vacuum those closets. They're filled with dust. And maybe wash the kitchen floor, because I realized, sweetheart, that the thing that's going to make me most happy is tojust look around this place and see that it is spick-and-span.
But it's the one fun thing we can do for Christmas. Well, then, you should go. You should definitely go. I mean, all your friends are going to be there, right? And that boy Peter-- Is that his name? He'll be there, right? What areyou going to do? It's Christmas. Oh, don't worry about me. I'vejust got a million things that I'm going to do. I want our first Christmas in Los Angeles to be perfect. Aren't things-- Aren't things bad enough here? I don't know whyyou're doing this to me.
Want me to driveyou there? I can walk. All right, well, then, go. Go ahead. Otherwise, we'rejust going to hang around here all day talking about our silly little lives, huh? Oh, gosh, I just had the I'm going to go. I'm going to be late. I'm sorry thatyou never really got to know your grandfather or your father, for that matter, and I know it means something toyou to find your father, sweetie.
I promise. We will. I'm going. And maybe we can, um We'll talk aboutyour father when you come back. I'll be here. I'm not going anywhere. I'll wait. I thought I could go, but I couldn't. You know what we need? Some sugar in our blood. You want to get some ice cream? I don't want ice cream. Sure, you do. Is that what I want, Mom? It would cheer us up. Ok, Mother, let's get our sugar. And they've got a new flavor. I'll getyourjacket. We close early today. Merry Christmas, Officer. You're not working today, areyou? You see that red curb, ma'am? See that "No Stopping" sign? I had no idea.
Did you see-- I wasjust here to get her an ice cream. I'm just explaining to the officer, sweetheart. You always do this to me. You always-- I was explaining to him it's our Christmas tradition-- I didn't even want ice cream. She wanted ice cream. Ann, where areyou going? She'll be back. She won't be back. Hey, hey, hey. You stay by the car, ok? Adele: Ann? Lady, wait by the car! All right. Ann, come here. It was her idea to park there. I told her not to park there. I didn't even want any ice cream.
Your mother's trying to beat a ticket. Give her one. She already has a drawer full ofthem. Now, now. Don't talk to me like a little girl. I'm not a little girl. You don't even understand. I'm going to leave her one ofthese days. I'm sureyou will, but not today. Why not today? You leave her when you're ready not to come back. You understand? You from Wisconsin? How doyou know? Well, your plates. Yes, sir. I wantyou to get a California driver's license. From now on, start paying attention to the signs. I'm going to be rolling by in another 2 minutes. I don't want to see that vehicle out there.
Merry Christmas, Ann. Let's move up here. Did hejust wink atyou? That's an unusual law enforcement officer. What did he say toyou? He said not to ever do that to me again. He said that ifyou do, he'll haveyou taken offto prison and locked up, and you'll never, ever see me again, and you'll have to eat ice cream on your own. You went too far with the ice cream business. He did not say that. And he wants to adopt me. He finds me very attractive. That is not funny. You do not do this again. Don'tyou do this again. No, don'tyou do this again.
No, it's you. I wasjust trying to get out ofa parking ticket. Well, you didn't get one, did you? Thank you, Ann. Thank you, Ann, and your fiance will be back here in 2 minutes to see ifwe've moved the car. Ann: I will always love that policeman. That was all me. He told me what I needed to know. I will always carry a soft spot for the Los Angeles Police Department. Grandma told me in a letter that my father got remarried and was living in Reno. How many Hisham Badirs could there be in Reno? Doyou have a number for Hisham Badir, please? Ann: When I was younger, my mother always hummed one ofmy father's tunes before we went to sleep.
He wrote my mother love songs. Sometimes, I would imagine my father showing up to rescue me. Hi, Ann. Hello, Peter. You got that isosceles triangle thing straight? That baffles me. Hey, I got a new trumpet. You want to see it? I'm working, Peter. Your mom's really pretty. I'll tell her.
What's your dad do? He's a songwriter. I write some songs. You want to hear one? Not now, Peter. You want to feel my pulse? It's beating really fast. Ba-bum, ba-bum, ba-bum, ba-bum, ba-bum, ba-bum. Really fast. Adele: I don't understand. I have been telling you forweeks that the tiles are chipped. There's no water pressure. The handles are coming off ofthe cabinets.
Now, you don't have a life. What's the problem? I am talking toyou. Mom, your pants.
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I can't talk toyou like this, Mrs. Listen, I'm telling you that-- It's notjust that the tile is chipped. The carpets are filthy. They're filthy. I've got a fungus on my foot from those carpets. Who was living here before, a hockey team? I cannot live like this! You can't live like this, butyou can live in an apartment for 6 months withjust a mattress on the floor?
Damn it! Turn it down! God, I hate this place! I hate myjob! I hate my foot! You're not having sex with anybody, areyou? You know. No, I don't know. We have to get out ofhere. We can't. We have a lease. What doyou mean, am I having sex with anyone? Ann: We moved anyway. Shh, shh, shh. Over the nextyear, we moved a lot. We got used to it. Oh, honey, let me helpyou. That's a girl. It's apartment number 8? Yeah, number 8.
Ann: At least this one had furniture, thanks to Miss Letterfine. Ann: Gail and Mom have become good friends. It's so colorful. Ann: My mom dragged me to an audition. She would not give up on her fantasy ofme becoming an actress. What's your social security number, sweetheart? We did ourwork and kept healthy. Woman On TV: And exhale. Drawyour navel toyour backbone. And when summer came, we went to the beach and felt sorry for everyone back home. Where areyou going? I think right over there. There's no people over there.
I know. I need some peace and quiet today. Ann: Youjust want to be near that beach club. Yes, please. Man: I'm open. I'm open. Woman: He's over there. Man: Yo, Nick. Here's a good spot. Man: Thereyou go. You guys feel like playing some middleman? Sweetie, you have a cute little body. You should show it offmore. You should show off your body. I plan to, but-- Where areyou going?
Sorry about that. That's ok. You're strong. Man: Hey,Josh, I'm open. Ann, come here, sweetie. This is Dr. Ah, a big girl. Oh, yes. We're more like sisters. So, you're the actress, I hear. Oh, no, not me. My mom's the actress. Oh, silly girl. Don't be shy. Spritzer's an orthodontist, and he works with the actresses. He did Heather Locklear. Her teeth. I was telling the doctor thatjust this morning, we were discussing your overbite. See what a great smile she has? The bottom isjust a little strange. They don't look so strange to me. Come on! Be right there. You play good ball. You, too. Take care ofthose two-fers, now.
An actress has to keep smiling. That's probably his wife. Why'd you have to talk about my teeth? It won't last long. Benny's coming. Oh, it's so good to seeyou.
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