Friday, November 12, 2010

The Darjeeling Limited

In one of the scenes in the movie "The Darjeeling Limited," Jack Whitman (played by Jason Schwartzman) & Rita (played by Amara Karan) sit together in a train car & share a smoke the morning after a dalliance in the bathroom.  "Where Do You Go To, Lovely" sung by Peter Sarstedt plays in the background.  When I heard a line in this song, I knew it had to be the title of my blog. 

Here is an excerpt below:

You talk like Marlene Dietrich
And you dance like Zizi Jeanmaire
Your clothes are all made by Balmain
And there's diamonds & pearls in your hair, yes there are.  

You live in a fancy apartment
Off the Boulevard of St. Michel
Where you keep your Rolling Stones records
And a friend of Sacha Distel, yes you do.
You go to the embassy parties
Where you talk in Russian & Greek
And the young men who move in your circles
They hang on every word you speak, yes they do.

But where do you go to my lovely
When you're alone in your bed
Tell me the thoughts that surround you 
I want to look inside your head, yes I do. 

1 comment:

  1. i finally watched the movie last night...and i loved it!! from all the concerts i have gone with you, i have lost some i play subtitles with all the movies i watch (drives brad mad) i saw the lyrics, and loved it too!!