R | | Adventure, Drama, War
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.
Quentin Tarantino started writing this movie before Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) but could not decide on a good ending and decide to put it on hold to do "Kill Bill" with Uma Thurman, a project he had been mentally preparing since Pulp Fiction (1994).
Col. Hans Landa:
Let me see your foot.
Bridget von Hammersmark: I beg your pardon?
Col. Hans Landa: Put your foot in my lap.
Bridget von Hammersmark: Hans, you embarrass me.
Col. Hans Landa: Could you please reach into the right pocket of my coat and give me what you find in there?
Col. Hans Landa: May I?
Col. Hans Landa: Voila.
Col. Hans Landa: What's that American expression? "If the shoe fits, ...
When Shosanna is on the ladder for the second time, before the Germans come to take her, she is cleaning black letters. She cleans 2 different letters, one of them a 'u', another one, and the 'l' remains uncleaned. The next shot you can see only the 'l' has been cleaned.
Both the opening and closing credits change fonts numerous times, displaying typefaces seen in a variety of earlier and subsequent Tarantino films.
English, German, French, Italian
£3,596,415 (UK) (21 August 2009)
$120,523,073 (USA) (11 December 2009)
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