Clever Humans


Clever Humans do the darnedest things!


7 October 2007

Understand Me

by Patrick

In the movie vesion of Fight Club there is a scene where Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) and Marla (Helena Bonham Carter) are dancing. It occurs during Tyler’s first meeting with Marla. Marla had called Jack during a suicide attempt as a cry for attention. Jack didn’t care, so he put down the phone. Tyler walks by and picks up the phone. Next thing you know he is over at Marla’s place convincing her to leave with him. As they are leaving, they notice the police running toward Marla’s apartment. The two of them duck into an alcove and start dancing to some music that only the two of them can here. Brad Pitt does most of the dancing. It is only for a couple seconds in the film:

I’ve always wondered what song they were dancing to. In my head, they are heading the same song. In my head, they were dancing to Depeche Mode’s “Shake the Disease