The lead character, called 'The Bride,' was a member of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, led by her lover 'Bill.' Upon realizing she was pregnant with Bill's child, 'The Bride' decided to escape her life as a killer. She fled to Texas, met a young man, who, on the day of their wedding rehearsal was gunned down by an angry and jealous Bill (with the assistance of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad). Four years later, 'The Bride' wakes from a coma, and discovers her baby is gone. She, then, decides to seek revenge upon the five people who destroyed her life and killed her baby. The saga of Kill Bill Volume I begins. Written by
During filming, actors and actresses often provided a "Hello, Sally!" take. This involves the actor or actress finishing his or her take, turning to face the camera, and yelling "Hello, Sally!". Whether Editor Sally Menke appreciates this, is yet to be reported. See more »
Texas Ranger Earl McGraw's deputy/son tells him there are 9 people dead in the Church, before they realized the bride was alive. Later, when Beatrix is narrating O'Ren's anime sequence assassinating the man in the limo, she says O'Ren played a part in killing 9 innocent people, including her unborn daughter, but she made one big mistake, she should have killed 10! The deputy should have said that 10 people were dead, or even 11 if he had realized she was pregnant, though it appears it's his dad that notices her pregnancy. See more »
Do you find me sadistic? You know, I bet I could fry an egg on your head right now, if I wanted to. You know, Kiddo, I'd like to believe that you're aware enough even now to know that there's nothing sadistic in my actions. Well, maybe towards those other... jokers, but not you. No Kiddo, at this moment, this is me at my most...
Bill... it's your baby...
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Based on the character of 'The Bride' created by Q & U. See more »
Arguably this should not be a difficult film to review. It is nothing less than brilliant. The story, the direction, the musical score, the casting, the acting, the dialog, the fight choreography, the inset homage to past films ... brilliant.
What makes this film tricky to review is not the film but ironically the film-maker.
I do not know the deep background here but I am guessing that QT, at the very height of his creative powers, locked himself in a cabin in the woods for a month and put this opus together. And essentially (in the view of this reviewer) not only created one of the best films of all time but essentially defined his own career by setting a bar so high that even his own future work could not equal it.
And there you have it. The hard part of the review.
The film is perfection. But in my view QT has yet to produce anything that comes close either in terms of final product or even in terms of effort expended.
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