Helena Bonham-Carter and Julian Sands in the 1986 film
based on E. M. Forster‘s novel A Room with a View
“It is impossible,” murmured Lucy, and then, remembering the experiences of her own heart, she said: “No – it is just possible.”
Youth enwrapped them; the song of Phaeton announced passion requited, love attained. But they were conscious of a love more mysterious than this. The song died away; they heard the river, bearing down the snows of winter into the Mediterranean.