Quentin Tarantino It recently opened in discussion at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. He shared his thoughts on his book Cinema Guess and teased some details about his upcoming and final feature film, Film critic.
A die-hard cinephile, Tarantino has a knack for infusing his films with an unforgettable blend of violence and drama. The director is known for producing scenes that are very intense, so had to be shot in black and white to avoid an NC-17 rating. During his conversation in Cannes, he spent some time discussing the role of violence in his work while citing other classic films such as John Flynn’s Rolling thunder And Martin Scorsese taxi driver As reported by Variety.
His analysis of Rolling thunder It was especially great. Tarantino noted that it was this film that prompted him to take his film criticism more seriously. Not in terms of writing and publishing formal reviews, but in the context of watching films with a critical eye, observing their nuances, and forming solid opinions about them. He openly expressed his belief that Rolling Thunder should have concluded with a higher degree of violence to support the revenge-driven narrative that is integral to Paul Schrader’s screenplay.
Turn to Don Siegel Dirty Harry, a film notorious for its depictions of police brutality against the backdrop of Vietnam War protests, Tarantino’s visions proved intriguing. He specified Siegel’s intent to shock audiences rather than make a political statement. This reveals a fascinating aspect of Tarantino’s creative process.
To illustrate his commitment to properly expressing his views in his work, he stated…
“I write my own material, so if there are political aspects to it, I put it out there.”
Tarantino’s Tales of Mercy and Violent Stories
However, despite his reputation for novels imbued with violence, Tarantino is not without his limits. He’s revealed an unexpectedly sympathetic attitude when it comes to killing animals on screen, a line he’s unwilling to cross. He emphasized that the magic of cinema for him lies in its imaginative nature, and this extends to the violent scenes for which he is famous.
In a retrospective of Tarantino’s film, it’s notable that he frequently rewrites history by arming marginalized characters with violent revenge. This is very evident in some of his works such as Inglourious BasterdsAnd Django UnchainedAnd Once upon a time in hollywood. Although this narrative strategy has sometimes been an intentional choice, there have been instances where it materialized more organically during the storytelling process. In case once upon a timeHe stated that his intention was to create a story that would save Sharon Tate’s character and punish the villains.
When it comes to discussing his next and last movie, Film criticTarantino, who is usually open and articulate when discussing cinema, was unusually reticent. He left his audience in suspense, suggesting that the film contains intriguing character monologues but offering no specifics. Thus, die-hard fans and cinephiles will have to wait until the film’s release to reveal the secrets of Tarantino’s latest cinematic endeavor.