I just saw Tarantino's new movie, which takes place two years before the Civil War in the antebellum era of the American south and old West. There is a German bounty hunter who buys the main character, a slave named Django for his help in killing a group of outlaws that Django knew from his old plantation. This movie honestly blew me away, I highly recommend it. It is the first film ever that takes place in that time period that shows slavery for what it was, sinfully cruel and abusive. Typically films about slavery are white washed, but Tarantino was brutal. It had such a dark comedic and ironic element to every line and scene without being disrespectful or distasteful. There is a lot of violence and cruelty, but it was to be expected from that time period. It reminded be of Sergio Leone's spaghetti westerns, but was still entirely Quentin Tarantino. If you haven't seen Django yet, you must. Jamie Foxx stars as Django, a rebellious slave, Christoph Waltz as Dr. King Schultz, a german dentist turned bounty hunter who resents the barbaric ways of America, Leonardo DiCaprio as Calvin Candie, owner of the plantation candyland, slave owner, as well as a very sick and twisted individual, Samuel Jackson as Candie's aging house slave, another twisted individual, and Kerry Washington as Django's wife, Broomhilda Von Shaft.
I've heard amazing reviews about it, I've even been studying that period in my American Literature class, I'll try to watch it!
i really want to see it!!!!!! thanks for the review.
I've seen it, and I really enjoyed it
Any Tarantino fan, really any movie fan needs to see this movie. It is now one of my favorites by Tarantino and one of my favorite movies this year. And you are right..........it was pretty brutal!!!