Friday, July 31, 2009

Inglourious Basterds Preview/Synopsis

Inglourious Basterds Aug 14

Directed by Quentin Tarantino ( Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown ) Starring Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Christoph Waltz, Michael Fassbender, Mike Meyers, Til Schweiger, Eli Roth, BJ Novack, Julie Dreyfuss. Written by Tarantino ( Resevoir Dogs, Kill Bill ) Cinematography by multi Oscar nominee and winner Robert Richardson ( The Aviator, Casino ) Editing by Oscar nominee Sally Menke ( Pulp Fiction, Mulholland Falls )

Story is set in Nazi occupied France during the second world war, and is about a group of Jewish-American GI's known as " The Basterds ", that are a special group of soldiers for a specific mission and manner, and that is to spread fear throughout the region occupied by murdering the Nazi's Third reich, by not only killing them, but also collecting their scalps as well, this mission led by American Lt. Aldo Raine. ( Pitt )

Rated R For strong graphic violence, language and brief sexuality. 152 min.

Oscar chances ? Possibles for Original Screenplay, Editing and Cinematography. Many that have seen the film say Waltz is a scene stealer, so Supporting Actor could also be in the cards.

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