Quintessential Tarantino
Edwin Page

When people ask me if I went to film school, I say 'No, I went to films.' - Quentin Tarantino

From Reservoir Dogs in 1992 to the recent Kill Bill series, the films of Quentin Tarantino have always provoked a reaction from critics and audiences alike – many attracting a cult-like following.Edwin Page discusses each of the eight films which Tarantino has written, directed, or both – in an attempt to find out how the former video store clerk has realised his fantasy and become one of the world’s most successful and well-known directors.

Examining the inspiration and influences behind each film, as well as identifying the common threads that run through his work, this book aims to explore the depth and complexity behind Tarantino’s ‘guns and gangsters’ style.

Films discussed: Reservoir Dogs, True Romance, Natural Born Killers, Pulp Fiction, From Dusk Till Dawn, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill Volumes 1 & 2.

'a very good companion for any fan... a serious study that entertains and informs the reader.' www.tarantino.info

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Edwin Page has a first class degree in film and literary studies and has had several stories, poems and articles published in a variety of magazines.

Original Paperback £9.95
352 pp with 20 B & W photographs
ISBN 0 7145 3116 2
Publication Date: November 2005