The question of his greatness does not arise, but he barely needed half a million dollars to be recorded in history.
sometimes it happens Debut film of a famous filmmaker It doesn’t go down in history precisely because it was a sign that we were one of the most promising filmmakers in history. And if not, then tell James Cameron and his alienation Piranha II: Vampires of the Sea, or the worst movie in David Fincher and the entire Alien franchise. However, on other occasions, many actually do the opposite. that budget constraints, expectations and any sort of prior education on duty play 100% in favor of the new filmmaker and his Emotion, desire and creativity without too much pressure is what gives us a great film.
And the latter is precisely what made the debut of one of the most emblematic, charismatic and acclaimed filmmakers of our time, Quentin Tarantino, who Thanks to his special and original way of making films, he has been offering us authentic gems over the years.
There will never be a more or less agreed top of Tarantino’s best movies. this is impossible. However, we have no doubt that reservoir Dogs In any of them will occupy one of the very first positions.
Written and directed by Tarantino in 1992, reservoir Dogs It is the first feature film of the famous American filmmaker, but also one of the best he has made during his artistic career. In fact, regarded as one of the best – even according to the best Empire– films of independent cinema in history, tape u turned outA dream come true for the director who was working at a videotape store a few years ago And he combined his work as an actor, screenwriter and with his first short film.
His first attempt as a director was my best friend’s birthdaya short film that would serve as the basis for the Tony Scott film point blank love in 1993, but his first feature would be reservoir DogsA film that he initially planned to shoot with his friends and had a budget of just $30,000. Then yet without knowing that this would be the film that would change his life. It was the arrival of Harvey Keitel, whom they reached through small contacts, that managed to give the project a good boost. The actor was impressed enough to be offered to co-produce the film, upping its budget to $1.5 million and allowing a casting call that ended up with a very young Steve Buscemi, Michael Madsen and Tim Roth. Which will end in the movie. One of the key pieces.
Raising the budget to over a million was important, but the absence of a bigger budget was also playing in their favor., as Tarantino would later explain. On the one hand, when it comes to choosing the setting in which practically the entire film takes place, but also because of some important decisions such as not filming the diamond heist and keeping the details of the heist as obscure as possible.
reservoir Dogs It premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 1992, and was the most commented on version since then, leading to an increase in subsequent film distribution. Until then the remarkable display of violence had gone unnoticed and their presence at other important festivals had brought them considerable fame, therefore, When it opened at the box office, it didn’t take long to turn a quick profit, although its global collections would barely touch $3 million.
it was not a blockbusterbut reservoir Dogs Turned out to be better than that: Critical acclaim highlights Quentin Tarantino as one of the directors to take into account and Film, display of intelligence, creativity and acting talentearned its cult status and has gone down in history as one of the best independent films. his greatness is out of question: Tarantino got away with reservoir Dogs why reservoir Dogs He gave us Tarantino and everything that he will bring us later.
Do you want to see her again? The options are many, as it is part of the Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max, Filmin and Movistar+ catalogues.