– They’re very odd people, you know. When they’re young, they have their teeth straightened, their tonsils taken out and gallons of vitamins pumped into them. Something happens to their insides! They become immunized, mechanized, air-conditioned and hydromatic. I’m not even sure whether he has a heart.
– What is he? A creature from outer space?
– No. He’s an American.
(Audrey Hepburn as Ariane Chavasse in Love in the Afternoon.)