Provided three separate DVD commentaries for Hostel: Part II
(2007), a solo commentary, a commentary with the actors, as well as a commentary with executive producer Quentin Tarantino
1 Interview |
5 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
4 Magazine Cover Photos |
David Kaufbird | Eli R. Roth
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
I really like The Office
(2001), the original one. And obviously Sacha Baron Cohen
, I have all the British Ali G DVDs. When I was shooting Hostel
(2005), the children who played the street kids were these gypsies who lived in a commune. They didn't go to school but knew English from watching HBO and Ali G. They called me Eli G, and I had to say: 'Yo bitches!' Recently I've been watching Nighty
He paid for his student films by working as an on-line sex operator for Penthouse magazine, back when only doctors and scientists were on the Internet. Subscribers paid $30 an hour to have sex with Roth and his N.Y.U. friends, thinking they were gorgeous Penthouse models. Roth claims that these experiences inspire many of the characters he writes today.
He loves photographing through mirrors. In "Cabin Fever" Marcy examines herself, in "Hostel" the girls at the Hostel are first shown in reflection and Kana kills herself after seeing her reflection, and in "Hostel Part 2" there are several sequences of girls posing in triptych mirrors.