It's cold and rainy, the autumn light feel sadness? It's time to disperse its classic tabloid kinoromane!
This fall, the 20th anniversary of the movie "Pulp Fiction", which became one of the most popular films of all time. It can be a long time to extol the artistic merits of the film and the director's unique style, but all this is too much - to understand what is the charm of "Pulp Fiction", it should be easy to see. Then reconsider. And once again reconsider. And again ... And again - Tarantino creation of the category of those blockbusters that never get bored.
1. In South Korea, Japan and Slovakia, the film came out earlier than SSHA
It became a classic picture of Quentin Tarantino was first shown in May of 1994 at the Cannes Film Festival. Later, it saw the other guests at international festivals around the world - Munich from Locarno, and only on September 23 at the New York Film Festival, it could see the first American viewers. Then, the film was released in rent in South Korea, Japan and Slovakia, and the first demonstration of the broad American public was held on October 14, after which the film began its journey to theaters in other countries.
2. hare was named after real-life krolika
The film's heroine, whose role is brilliantly performed by Amanda Plummer, got its nickname in honor of Linda Chen rabbit - pomoshnitsa Quentin Tarantino, retype the screenplay, written by the hand of the director. Instead of paying, she asked Quentin to monitor her pet rabbit named Sweet bunny (Eng. Honey Bunny), while she was busy with work, but the director did not heed her request and after a while the rabbit died. Tarantino took care of the pet in its own way - his name was a nickname girlfriend character, played by Tim Roth.
3. The events of the plot can be built strictly in chronological poryadke
At first glance, a non-linear narrative in the movie is conducted fairly messy and confusing, but the film can distinguish seven main parts - a prologue, an epilogue, two entry and three major stories, they are easily arranged in chronological order. Tip: The first part of history - an episode with a gold watch Major Coolidge.
4. In the movie 265 times the word «fuck»
And for Tarantino is not the limit, for example, in his painting «Reservoir Dogs» (in the Russian hire - "Reservoir Dogs") variations deviant sentences with the words sound 269 times. However, in 1994, the year none of the film was not even close to the "Pulp Fiction" by the number of expletives.
5. Vehicle Vincent Vega after the film ugnali
The hero of John Travolta in the film travels on a gorgeous convertible Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu 1964, which belonged to the director. Shortly after the shooting, "Chevy" hijacked, and more recently, in 2013, during the investigation of theft of another police car stopped in the vicinity of California Oakland Chervrolet cherry color, like two drops of water similar to a car's "Pulp Fiction." Later it turned out that the same car that was stolen from Tarantino 19 years ago.
6. The budget of "Pulp Fiction" was only $ 8, 5 million
This $ 5 million went to pay the stellar cast member. The painting has paid off in the first week of hire in the United States - just over the weekend, it raised $ 9, 3 million.
7. Among released in 1994. Film category «R» «Pulp Fiction" was the third at the box office in SSHA
In the United States rating «R» means that children under 17 years old are allowed to view the film only when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Creation of Quentin Tarantino yielded blockbuster "True Lies" (charges in the United States amounted to $ 146, 2 million), and the movie "Speed" ($ 121, 2 million), the "Pulp Fiction" has entered the top ten most grossing films of 1994, the leader among them He became "Forrest Gump", with the result of $ 329, 6 million.
8. In order to raise $ 100 million, motion picture took polgoda
Despite the fact that now "Pulp Fiction" is considered one of the most iconic paintings in the history of cinema, the film grossed US $ 100 million in only 178 days of hire. For comparison - the final part of the saga of Harry Potter it took only two days.
9. The role of Vincent Vega was originally written by Michael Medsena
Some of the actors of the film written directed to specific actors - among them Samuel L. Jackson, Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth and Amanda Plummer. The director also wanted to use the character in the film of his previous film "Reservoir Dogs" Vic Vega, played by Michael Madsen. However, the actor could not take part in "Pulp Fiction" because of the shootings in the Western "Wyatt Earp».
10. Vincent Vega - Mr. Blond brother of "Reservoir Dogs"
Due to the fact that Madsen could not fulfill the role of Vic Vega in "Pulp Fiction" Quentin Tarantino script corrected by renaming the character in Vincent, according to legend - brother of Vic Vega. As a result, its role played by John Travolta, from which the picture, we must think only won - with all due respect to Michael Madsen, Travolta coped with the role of an assassin's just brilliant.
11. One of the characters in "Pulp Fiction" became the prototype of the transmission Stig «Top Gear»
Authors transmission assure that hides his face behind a mask of gay leather called Gimp, who tried to rape a hero Bruce Willis, has pushed them to the thought put into the transmission of a mysterious driver, does not disclose his incognito. He, too, was supposed to be called Gimp, but later chose the name Stig.
12. Boxer Butch had to be much molozhe
The young boxer was supposed to play the actor Matt Dillon - Tarantino wrote the role, seeing it as Butch Coolidge, but Dillon refused to participate in the filming because of the lack of time. Harvey Keitel advised the director to take on the role of Bruce Willis and director, thinking corrected script. The role of a boxer Willis is definitely a success, although initially he wanted to play Vincent Vega.
13. Tarantino loves vintage board games and it is reflected in the film
When Vincent and Lance try to save Mia Wallace overdose, making her a shot of adrenaline in the background can be seen standing on a shelf of the game "Operation» («Operation») and «Life» («The Game of Life»). A less known fact - Quentin Tarantino managed to convince John Travolta to play the role of Vince, a whole evening playing with him, "Welcome back, Kotter» («Welcome Back Kotter»), «Grease» («Grease») and "Saturday Night Fever" ( «Saturday Night Fever») - all of these games at home Tarantino found the actor, came to him with a proposal to the role.
14. What book are read Vincent Vega - really existing izdanie
Paperback, where Vince enjoys sitting in a toilet - a novel by Peter O'Donnell "Modesty Blaise", created based on his comic book series, which tells the adventures of a female secret agent. The director is known for his love of the comic book character - in 2003, he produced the film "My Name Is Modesty" (in the original - «Quentin Tarantino presents - My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure»).
15. Uma Thurman was not the first contender for the role of Mia Uolles
Tarantino chose among several actresses Mia could play: Isabella Rossellini, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Meg Ryan, Alfre Woodard, Halle Berry, Daryl Hannah, Rosanna Arquette, Joan Cusack and Michelle Pfeiffer. It was said that the latter was the favorite director.
16. The first film posters are expensive
At first, issued posters displayed Uma Thurman, smoking a cigarette brand «Lucky Strike», but the film company «Miramax» could not agree with the owner of the brand, so the circulation is now withdrawn and the posters are considered a rarity. Those who managed to take possession of the originals, sell them for hundreds, if not thousands of dollars.
17. The role of Jules was written specifically for Samuel L. Jackson, but it just does not upustil
Tarantino wanted to Jules Jackson played it, but when the sample came Paul Calderon, the director was so impressed by his organically in a way that virtually adopted him to the role. Jackson had to urgently fly to Los Angeles to regain the role.
18. Captain Kunz is "relative" to another picture Tarantino
Among the fans of the director there is a perception that the captain Kunz, handing the young Butch gold watch his father - a descendant of the very Mad Craig Kuntz which is mentioned in the film, "Django Unchained", on a plot it is wanted for murder and robbery.
19. Some episodes of "Pulp Fiction" took Robert Rodriges
Quentin Tarantino himself, as you know, has played a role in the film, Jimmy boy. Being in the image, the director, for obvious reasons, could not follow the filming, so the scene with his participation had to shoot Robert Rodriguez. Later, they collaborated on a number of other projects, such as "From Dusk Till Dawn" and "Grindhouse».
20. Vince did not have to aim to get a shot of adrenaline to the heart
When shooting a scene in which Vincent Vega Mia Wallace returns to life, the director had to go to the trick. Quentin wanted to make it look more authentic as possible, but with scope to get a needle in the right place is quite difficult, the more a person without medical experience. Episode adrenaline shot as follows: first a syringe stuck in the chest with Uma Thurman and John Travolta and then pulled it. The footage started up in reverse order, so that the screen it looked as if Vince really plunged the syringe into the heart.