Friday, September 18, 2009

Watch Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds is a 2009 film of Weinstein Company and Universal Pictures written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. This film This film was selected at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival in competition for the prestigious Palme d'Or. Christoph Waltz won as the Best Actor of the said festival.This is the only U.S. film that win in Cannes. This movie top the box office charts for several weeks.

Here is the synopsis of the film:

In the first year of the German occupation of France, Shosanna Dreyfus (Melanie Laurent) witnesses the execution of her family at the hand of Nazi Colonel Hans Landa (Christoph Waltz). Shosanna narrowly escapes and flees to Paris where she forges a new identity as the owner and operator of a cinema. Elsewhere in Europe, Lieutenant Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt)organizes a group of Jewish American soldiers to perform swift, shocking acts of retribution. Later known to their enemy as "the basterds," Raine's squad joins German actress and undercover agent Bridget von Hammersmark (Diane Kruger)on a mission to take down the leaders of the Third Reich. Fates converge under a cinema marquis, where Shosanna is poised to carry out a revenge plan of her own.Employing pulp and propaganda in equal measures, Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds weaves together the infamous,oppressed, real and larger-than-life stories.