Noticed this in my local Tesco store, looks a bargain at £3!
A WWII story so deranged it could only come from Quentin Tarantino! Mixing star turns from the likes of Brad Pitt with sweeping vistas and hyperkinetic, cartoonish violence, Inglourious Basterds is a loving ode to spaghetti westerns and trashy movies of yesteryear from a master filmmaker.
Inglourious Basterds begins in German-occupied France, where Shoshanna Dreyfus (M?nie 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 soldiers to engage in targeted acts of retribution. 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 marquee, where Shosanna is poised to carry out a revenge plan of her own...
Winner of the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor - Christoph Waltz