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Watch Quentin Tarantino's First Film 'My Best Friend's Birthday'

Watch Quentin Tarantino's First Film 'My Best Friend's Birthday'

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Have you ever seen the first film by Quentin Tarantino? No, not 'Reservoir Dogs.' Even before that breakthrough feature, he co-wrote and directed a black and white film called 'My Best Friend's Birthday.' You probably already know this, actually, thanks to online filmography resources like IMDb. And maybe you've even seen it courtesy of online video platforms like YouTube. Thanks to the Internet, once scarce films like this and Todd Haynes' 'Superstar,' previously available on rarely located VHS bootlegs, have thankfully found a lot more exposure.

But unfortunately none of us will ever see the full 70-minute version that was lost in a fire, and so we must settle for only half of what we may think of as Tarantino's "thesis film" (he goes so far as to call it his "film school"). His main collaborators were conceiver and co-writer Craig Hamann,

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