Doku-Trailer: Tarantino: The Disciple Of Hong Kong

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Schöner Trailer für die Doku „Tarantino: The Disciple Of Hong Kong“. Hatte Rajko gestern bereits bei den Filmfreunden gebloggt, will ich aber auch hier haben. Läuft in ein paar Wochen im französischen Fernsehen, könnte bei uns also bald irgendwann bei Arte zu sehen sein. Von Twitch:

The influence Hong Kong cinema has had on Quentin Tarantino has never been a secret. Kill Bill made the director’s love affair explicit but observant fans had long since recognized the influence of Ringo Lam’s City On Fire on Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs and there have been numerous other nods to films of the region in Tarantino’s work. And now a French directorial duo who refer to themselves simply as Jac & Johan are tackling Tarantino’s relationship with the region head on with a produced-for-French-TV documentary titled simply Tarantino: The Disciple Of Hong Kong.

Occasional Twitch contributor Frederic Ambroisine worked as an associate producer on this, helping the directors line up and impressive array of interviews on the subject, talking to stars like Simon Yam and Gordon Liu, scholars such as David Bordwell, Hong Kong International Film Festival director Roger Garcia and – in a major coup – City On Fire director Ringo Lam himself, with Lam giving his first on camera interview in ten years for the film.