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Quentin Tarantino Announces Retirement Plans After Finishing His Next 2 Projects

Quentin Tarantino Announces Retirement Plans After Finishing His Next 2 Projects

The Jerusalem Film Festival‘s in full swing at the moment, and over the weekend director Quentin Tarantino was on-hand to receive a lifetime achievement award from festival director Noa Regev and Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat.

At one point someone handed him a microphone, and…well, as per usual, our man Quentin had some thoughts to share. For instance, here’s Tarantino (as quoted by Screen Daily) on the one thing he demands from his actors:

“You have to know my dialogue backwards and forwards. Anything else and I could fire you and start again because you’re just disrespecting me. I am paying them to say my dialogue. That is their job. I like my actors, but I love my characters.”

And here’s Tarantino claiming that Inglorious Basterds‘ Col. Hans Landa might be the best character he’ll ever write:

“Landa is the best character I’ve ever written and maybe the best I ever will write. I didn’t realise (when I was first writing Landa) that he was a linguistic genius. He’s probably one of the only Nazis in history who could speak perfect Yiddish.”

But here’s the real money quote: Tarantino reiterating that he intends on retiring after completing work on his tenth film:

“I am planning to stop at 10 (films), but at 75 I might decide I have another story to do.”

Tarantino’s plan, as I understand it, is to make a transition from film into other mediums. Playwriting, perhaps, or novels. While that’s all well and good – any new Tarantino writings will always provide us with a reason to celebrate – I have to admit that all this “no more Tarantino movies” talk makes me nervous. I’m not pumped to live in a world where we aren’t always in-between new Tarantino joints.

 

 

By Scott Wampler

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