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The 7th Rome Film Festival will confer its Lifetime Achievement Award on Quentin Tarantino.

Tarantino will receive the award on January 4th on the occasion of the gala screening of his new film Django Unchained, starring Jamie Foxx, Leonardo Di Caprio, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson, and Kerry Washington.

The celebrated film-composer Ennio Morricone will present the award to Tarantino.

The American director, screenwriter, actor, and producer won an Oscar for Pulp Fiction. He has directed cult films such as Reservoir DogsJackie BrownKill Bill:Vol.1, Kill Bill:Vol.2 and Inglourious Basterds.

Quentin Tarantino’s vision has radically influenced our collective imagery over the past twenty years – explains Marco Müller, artistic director of the Rome Film Festival – Tarantino is a profoundly American yet very European filmmaker, because the relationship he has established with cinema and its history is as analytical as it is passionate. He has cultivated a coherent project of mise-en-scene, »


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