• "Inglourious Basterds"

    7. Sep. 2009, 8:37 von terjehaakstad

    Inglourious Basterds is a 2009 World War II revenge film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino and released in August 2009 by The Weinstein Company and Universal Pictures. It was filmed in several locations, among them Germany and France, beginning in October 2008. The film, set in German-occupied France, tells the story of two plots to assassinate the Nazi German political leadership, one planned by a young French Jewish cinema proprietress, the other by a team of Allied American scalp-hunters. The premise is possibly based on the real life Jewish Brigade which was part of the British Army.

    Tarantino has repeatedly stressed that despite its being a war film, Inglourious Basterds is a "spaghetti western but with World War II iconography". In addition to spaghetti westerns, the film also pays homage to the World War II "macaroni combat" sub-genre (itself heavily influenced by spaghetti-westerns).

    Inglourious Basterds was accepted into the main selection at the…