Quentin Tarantino is world-wide known film director, screenwriter, producer and actor. He can be called as a real phenomenon in the film industry as he became famous by his “officially” first film at once (his very first work was just an amateur attempt). Almost every film he creates compels public attention. So, such of his works as “Reservoir Dogs”, “Pulp Fiction”, “Kill Bill”, “Inglourious Basterds”, “Four Rooms”, “Jackie Brown”, “Death Proof” are well known for spectators. How did this unique man (he don’t have any degree by the way) achieved?
From the young age, future director was fascinated by movies. They serve him as great inspirators. He definitely knew he wanted to be a film director. So, his very first attempt was “My Best Friend’s Birthday” where he revealed himself as director, screenwriter, producer and actor. Despite it was just an amateur work, it helped him to understand how he shouldn’t shooting.
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It’s true, Quentin Tarantino was learning his craft by himself. However he underwent an awesome “training”. Working at the video rental store, he watched the films of the greatest directors. This triggered him to understand the inner laws of filmmaking.
Maybe the cause of Quentin Tarantino‘s success is his original style. He wasn’t limited by the strict rules: how he should make a movie and how he shouldn’t. He does it intuitively being guided by his own feelings. So, what is Tarantino‘s style? The movies of Tarantino are distinguished by non-traditional manner of narration (the so-called non-linear structure of his movies), long dialogues and aesthetization of violence. For example in “Pulp Fiction” Tarantino, used a method of interweaving of three story lines. “Kill Bill” is one of the most stylish movies full of hand-to-hand fightings, anime and astonishing music from cinematography classics.