Quentin Tarantino (Hardcover)

The iconic filmmaker and his work

By Ian Nathan

White Lion Publishing, 9781781317754, 176pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2019

List Price: 35.00*
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Description

Get an intimate look at the cult filmmaker of our generation. Packaged in a handsome slipcase and loaded with stunning pictures from the Kobal archives, this biography explores the genesis of Tarantino's unique directorial style and provides insight into his inspirations and his frequent collaborations with favored actors. An 8-page foldout timeline presents Tarantino’s entire filmography in the heart of the book.

Through in-depth and informative text written by renowned film journalist Ian Nathan, this book examines the entirety of Tarantino's work, including his early writing on screenplays such as True Romance and Natural Born Killers, his break-out directorial debut Reservoir Dogs and the career-defining Pulp Fiction, as well as his later iconic films, such as Kill Bill Volumes 1 and 2, Inglourious Basterds, and Django Unchained. You'll also go behind the scenes of Tarantino's latest epic, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. As you make your way through Tarantino's incredible career, discover what inspired him, his working methods, and the breadth of his talent.

With a visually arresting design that mimics Tarantino's approach to film-making and chapters organized by film, the pages are brimming with images taken on set and behind the scenes.

This is the ultimate celebration for any Tarantino fan.


About the Author

Ian Nathan, who lives and works in London, is one of the UK’s best-known film writers. He is the author of eight previous books, including Alien Vault, the best-selling history of Ridley Scott’s masterpiece, Terminator Vault, Tim Burton, The Coen Brothers and Anything You Can Imagine: Peter Jackson and the Making of Middle-earth. He is the former editor and executive editor of Empire, the world’s biggest movie magazine, where he remains a contributing editor. He also regulalrly contributes to The Times, The Independent, The Mail on Sunday, Cahiers Du Cinema and the Discovering Film documentary series on Sky Arts. 



Praise For Quentin Tarantino: The iconic filmmaker and his work

"...the book does a fine job of summarizing Tarantino’s personal and cinematic history."
- PR0HBTD

"Smith has worked to craft something that will be perfect for film buffs of every genre who want to grow their knowledge of the world of film."
- The Nerdy Girl Express