影片对白 Little Miss Sunshine! Little Miss Sunshine! I won! I won! I'm going! We're going!
文化面面观 Redondo Beach VS Santa Barbara
2. Santa Barbara
Mission Santa Barbara, known as "the queen of the missions".
Santa Barbara, city (1990 pop. 85,571), seat of Santa Barbara co., S Calif., on the Pacific Ocean; inc. 1850. A beautiful residential and resort city with many recreational facilities, it also has electronics and aerospace research and development firms, and an orchid industry. Oil fields are in the area and offshore. The region was discovered by Juan Cabrillo in 1542 and explored and named in 1602. A Spanish presidio, remnants of which remain, was founded there in 1782. The Spanish mission (established in 1786; present building completed in 1820) is a major tourist attraction. Santa Barbara is known for its prevalent Spanish architecture. Points of interest include a "street in Spain" shopping area, an undersea aquarium, and many parks and gardens. The Univ. of California at Santa Barbara and Westmont College are just outside the city limits. Santa Barbara is headquarters of the Los Padres National Forest in the Santa Ynez Mts., which rise behind the city. In Feb., 1942, oil tanks in Santa Barbara harbor were the object of a Japanese submarine attack. In Jan., 1969, an oil leak in an offshore drilling platform in the Santa Barbara Channel brought great destruction to the city's harbor and beaches.
一句"Good luck"在老爸这里却成了"失败者的借口"。在爸爸的教育下，Olive 坚信自己会赢。这时，出乎意料获得的参加全国比赛的机会让Olive 更是惊喜万分。然而，全家人却为支付不了去参加比赛的费用而发愁。这个一心要成功的家庭已经开始处在失败的边缘，或者说，他们从来都没能像自己想象的那样成功。
1) Richard: Finish your dinner!
Olive: I'm finished!
2) Sheryl: Where does that leave us?
3) Richard: What about Olive?
4) Richard: You promised?
5) Richard: Don't start that.
Sheryl: It all goes to your nine steps!
Little Miss Sunshine《阳光小美女》（精讲之二）考考你 参考答案
1. Mainly, though, I fell in love with someone who didn't love me back.
2. I was very much in love with him.