Is that why people hate us so much, Aunt Frances?
Aunt Frances (V.O): They don't hate us, sweetheart.
We just make them a little nervous.
She was a witch.
Aunt Frances (V.O): But no, I didn't think it was either of those reasons. They feared her because she had a gift a power that has been passed on to you children. She had the gift of magic. And it was this very gift that saved her life. She was vanished to this very island. With her unborn child growing inside her belly. She waited for her lover to rescue her. But he never came. No one came. In a moment of despair, she cat a spell upon herself that she would never again feel the agony of love. But as her bitterness grew the spell turned into a curse. A curse on any man who dared love an Owens woman.
===== EXT. BEACH DAY=====
Is that why Daddy died? From the curse?
Aunt Frances (V.O): Yes, my darling.
Aunt Frances (V.O): Your mother knew She heard the beetles ticking for your father's death all day long. She knew that when you hear the sound of the deathwatch beetle the man you love is doomed to die.
===== EXT. HOUSE =====
Hi! You want to play?
Aunt Jet (V.O):
It's not that they hate you. It's that, well... We're different.
You witch! Witch, witch! You're a bitch!
=== EXT. GARDEN ===
What about my poor Ethan?
Yes, my darling girl, she did.
What about my homework?
Come on Gilly.
I'm coming, Sally.
=== INT. KITCHEN ===
Very good, Sally. You've been blessed with a gift.
What about me?
Get the bird.
Get the book.
Practical Magic (1998)
Synopsis: Practical Magic is a 1998 American romantic comedy film based on the 1995 novel of the same name by Alice Hoffman. The film was directed by Griffin Dunne and stars Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Stockard Channing, Dianne Wiest, Aidan Quinn and Goran Visnjic. The film score was composed by Alan Silvestri. Bullock and Kidman play sisters Sally and Gillian Owens, who have always known they were different from each other. Raised by their aunts after their parents' death, the sisters grew up in a household that was anything but typical—their aunts fed them chocolate cake for breakfast and taught them the uses of practical magic. But the invocation of the Owens' sorcery also carries a price—some call it a curse: the men they fall in love with are doomed to an untimely death. Now adult women with very different personalities, the quiet Sally and the fiery Gillian must use all of their powers to fight the family curse and a swarm of supernatural forces that could take away all the O