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QT8: The First Eight (2019)

21 Years: Quentin Tarantino (original title)
TV-MA | | Documentary | 21 October 2019 (USA)
A documentary that focuses on the first 21 years of Quentin Tarantino's career and includes interviews with his frequent collaborators.

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Tara Wood

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Tara Wood
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Credited cast:
Quentin Tarantino ... Himself
Jennifer Jason Leigh ... Herself
Eli Roth ... Himself
Samuel L. Jackson ... Himself
Christoph Waltz ... Himself
Kurt Russell ... Himself
Diane Kruger ... Herself
Robert Forster ... Himself
Lucy Liu ... Herself
Jamie Foxx ... Himself
Tim Roth ... Himself
Bruce Dern ... Himself
Michael Madsen ... Himself
Zoë Bell ... Herself
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A documentary that focuses on the first 21 years of Quentin Tarantino's career and includes interviews with his frequent collaborators.

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21 October 2019 (USA) See more »

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$51,896

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$96,887
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Revealing an unknown fan
28 January 2020 | by kristen-71004See all my reviews

I didn't know I was a Tarantino fan until I watched this documentary with some friends. 21 seconds in and I was hooked. The pace and visual impact of the graphics hit you as fast and hard as the unapologetic assault of the taboo set against a backdrop of a kick ass sound track that leaves you at a strange, gripped pause when the music stops and Christoph Watlz opens with "and then there are the movies...". The clips took me through time as they visited movies that left lasting impressions on me; having never known who the director or writer was. This documentary taught me it doesn't matter that our VHS tape of Reservoir Dogs has been played more times than I can count and still sits on the shelf in the family vacation home for reunion visits; I still never saw the connection of the of the Vega brothers. My absolute love for the gratification of an alternate ending in Inglorious Bastards did nothing to show me the Red Apple pack of smokes in the soldier's pocket. I knew while watching Wood Entertainment's QT8 that I wanted to re-watch all of the previous films to catch the threads that I had been missing. I actually watched a Tarantino film in the middle of watching 21 Years Quentin Tarantino after Robert Forster describes the scene in Jackie Brown of the long walk where you're watching a man fall in love with a woman. The way director, Tara Wood, moved between Robert Forester and the Jackie Brown scene when Pam Greer is walking out of jail made me want more. I paused the documentary and watched Jackie Brown for the first time, and I know I saw it in a different way than I would have had QT8 not introduced me to these actors, their characters and their appreciation for Tarantino.


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