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Research in to a Director


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Research in to a Director

  1. 1. Research in to a Director Quentin Tarantino Jacob Dunlop
  2. 2. Biography  Quentin Tarantino is a director, although he does do other roles in the industry like actor and producer, from Knoxville Tennessee. He was born on March 27, 1963 and he specializes in non-linear neo-noir films.  His first big film was “Reservoir Dogs” and was first shown at the Sundance Film Festival in 1992. it was a big success. The film was a mob film and had an episodic story line making it hard to understand the plot until the very end.  He has a very unique style and has lots of reoccurring themes throughout his films. Like a POV shot looking out of the trunk of a car and unconventional story telling devices like non-linear or chapter.
  3. 3. Some of His Gangster Films
  4. 4. Unique Style  He always has something Dutch in his films: The opening song to Reservoir Dogs was written and performed by Dutch people.  His films will often include one long, unbroken take where a character is followed around somewhere.  He often uses extreme graphic violence which is almost comical.
  5. 5. Recurring Themes  His films often have lots of violence and are also usually very gritty and dark.  His plot lines often revolve around crime usually in the form of one big operation.  He likes to use strong female roles like in: Jackie Brown and Kill Bill.