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 | Alois von Eichberg
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 was the inspiration for the character Eli, the aspiring porn director, in the film The Girl Next Door
(2004). One of the writers was friends with Cabin Fever
(2002) editor Ryan Folsey
, and spent time in the editing room, secretly writing down everything Roth was saying. Roth found out about this when several actors he knew auditioned for the film, and told him there was a character named Eli ...
His classical Filmmaking style. Roth photographs, edits, and scores his films like 1970s dramas. He does not use the modern "MTV" style of fast cutting, and prefers the filmmaking techniques not to be noticed, and to take a back seat to the story and performances.