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Q | Quentin Tarrantino
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on the Cannes Film Festival] I just like Cannes. It's like the whole planet is checking your movie out - boom! - at one time, and - bam! - it either works or it doesn't. And especially when I'm there - it's the closest thing to Muhammad Ali
having a championship fight. It's just - bam! You're throwing it down.
His mother reluctantly consented to allow him to drop out of Narbonne High School at age 16 on the condition he get a job. "I wanted him to see that life without education would not be a picnic." She thought he would return more focused and go onto college. Tarantino with a reported 160 IQ wanted to study acting and felt he could learn more following his own path.
He always has a Dutch element in his films: The opening tune, "Little Green Bag", in Reservoir Dogs
(1992) was performed by George Baker Selection
and written by Jan Gerbrand Visser
and Benjamino Bouwens who are all Dutch. The character Freddy Newandyke, played by Tim Roth
is a direct translation to a typical Dutch last name, Nieuwendijk. The code name of Tim Roth
is Mr. Orange, the royal color ...