i'll write more about my trip later. i'm going to write a little about my celebrity week right now:
so they need us as extras for angelina jolie's new movie. we arrived at the cast costume house-place at noon. they dressed me in an ugly brown blouse. i posed as a young international journalist trying to get a "quick word". they even made me a personalized press badge with my picture and everything. after 7 hours of pretending to be interested at each car that drove into a particular house's parking lot, banging on the windows of the cars to ask for a comment, i realized that the car now occupied jolie. she was beautiful, of course, curly hair for this movie...too thin, but she was supposed to look unhealthy for this role as her husband was just kidnapped in the movie. we make 700 rupies for 10 hours on the set which is about 15 american dollars. oh well.
two days later we were needed back. no jolie, but i did get in brad pitt's way as i was leaving. i'd have to act it out for you to get the whole effect. ask me when i get back.
i had to be there again yesterday, but we didn't end up filming. we basically played cards all day, had a glass of wine and got paid for it. oh and we met will patton. he's in armageddon or something. he's supposed to be pretty famous and i hear he's really odd.
that day we also were asked to be in a bollywood movie, but we have class during filming time. and i'm too busy anyway.
now i am going to take a train to just outside of pune to work with habitat for humanity to build homes for the slum dwellers. apparently we will be meeting jimmy carter and having a halloween party (maybe he will join us).
what a celebrity week! ok must catch the train now.