QT8: The First Eight

dir. Tara Wood 2019 United States 101 min.
2020 – IFF Hajfa, 2020 – IFF Calgary
“QT8” chronicles the filmmaker from his trendsetting work on “Reservoir Dogs” and examines how his films have changed the movie making landscape forever.

Quentin Tarantino is one of the most famous, controversial and influential directors. He is a brand in his own right, and every one of his films raises the eyebrows of critics and audiences. He is a self-taught filmmaker. From a boy working in a videotape rental store, he has become one of the most important figures in modern cinema. He draws inspiration from many films and genres, which he then reworks and reinterprets. In Tara Wood's film, we learn about Tarantino's biography and work, from his work in a video store, to his entry into the world of cinema as a screenwriter, to his rise as one of its most talented directors.

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