Quentin Tarantino birthday: Unknown facts and Oscar winning director's best movies
Quentin Tarantino needs no introduction on his 60th birthday! He is a prolific director and film connoisseur, over the years, who has cast a spell by creating cinema rulebooks with his unique narrative styles. You may like his movies or you may not. But he is one of the most important American filmmakers of the present time, whose influence on the language of cinema can't be ignored.
There may be plenty of directors like him, but it’s alright to say that there is no director as bold, original, or controversial as Quentin Tarantino.
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Unknown facts about the filmmaker
1. Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, Tarantino spent some years living in Austin, Texas. However, he grew up mainly in Los Angeles, California.
2. While writing, directing, and starting his first unfinished film, titled 'My Best Friend's Birthday', Tarantino used to frequently visit the now-defunct Video Archives rental facility in Manhattan Beach.
3. Nearly the entire soundtrack budget for Reservoir Dogs was spent on one song. According to the Scottish Sun, Tarantino admitted to paying £10,000 to use the track for 'Mr Blonde’s iconic cop torture scene, even though his entire soundtrack budget was just $13,000!
4. Tarantino owns the Pussy Wagon from 'Kill Bill: Volume 1' and even sometimes loans it out.
5. Edward Bunker, a real-life former career criminal, was cast by Tarantino as Mr Blue. Bunker, who organized robberies and managed a cocaine empire, was once among the FBI's most sought persons.
Best films by Tarantino
Quentin Tarantino turns 60 today. The two-time Oscar-winner’s films have earned him widespread acclaim as one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. Let’s look at some of the best films:
1. 'Reservoir Dogs' (1992)
2. 'Pulp Fiction' (1994)
3. 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' (2019)
3. 'Jackie Brown' (1997)
4. 'Kill Bill, Vol 1' (2003)
5. 'Inglourious Basterds' (2009)
6. 'Kill Bill, Vol 2' (2004)