Not only is the film absolutely studded with stars but an unusual narrative method typical of Tarantinointriguing characters and really great dialogue makes the film an absolute pleasure to watch. I've noticed films I like the most tend to be unorthodox and genre-busting. Pulp Fiction certainly fits those labels.
Ving Rhames as Marsellus Wallace: A violent crime boss and employer of Jules and Vincent. Courtney Love later said that Kurt Cobain was originally offered the role of Lance; if he had taken it, Love would have played the role of his wife. Pam Grier read for the role, but Tarantino did not believe audiences would find it plausible for Lance to yell at her.
Ellen DeGeneres also read for Jody.
An ex-soldier who delivers a young Butch his father's gold watch. During Walken's lengthy monologue, he makes mention of a soldier called "Winocki".
Joe Winocki is the name of a character in the film Air Force directed by Howard Hawksone of Tarantino's personal favorite directors. Bruce Willis as Butch Coolidge: Willis was a major star, but most of his recent films had been critical and box office disappointments.
As described by Peter Barttaking a role in the modestly budgeted film "meant lowering his salary and risking his star status, but the strategy Pulp Fiction not only brought Willis new respect as an actor, but also earned him several million dollars as a result of his gross participation.
I can't think of any other star that has that look. Additionally, Bronagh Gallagher appears as Trudi, Jody's friend who does little but smoke out of a bong during the scene where Vincent has to put a needle in Mia.
According to author Jason Bailey, "Quentin thought it would be funny to have this casual observer who just happened to be there. All of this was born out of the experience of, when you go to someone's house to buy drugs, there are always people who are just there.
LaMarr auditioned for Tarantino because both had done a show for the Groundlingsan improv group, a few months before casting of the film began.
Tarantino was initially unsure whether he wanted to play Jimmie or Lance. He gave the Lance role to Stoltz, as he wanted to be behind the camera during Mia's overdose scene.
As he recalled, "we ended up meeting and spending time together, and I liked him, so I was really happy when he asked me to be in this movie.
The scene of the confrontation between Brett and Jules went through several takes due to Steers making mistakes. Steers recalled in an interview that he had found acting difficult due to the loudness of the gunshots.
Her casting and character were inspired by her performance in the short film Curdled, which was later remade into a feature film which Jones also starred in and Tarantino was involved in financing. Tarantino and Avary decided to write a shorton the theory that it would be easier to get made than a feature.Understand the major themes of Pulp Fiction.
Get analysis of each theme with related quotes. Symbolism, Meaning & Nihilism in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction Mark Conard reveals the metaphysical truths lurking under the rug in Tarantino’s cult classic. Nihilism is a term which describes the loss of value and meaning in people’s lives.
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Themes of Pulp Fiction Wesley Donald ENG There are arguably many themes within the film ‘Pulp Fiction’, but one theme sticks out above all of the others.
No matter how far down the rabbit hole you may venture, redemption is still attainable if only you are willing to reach out and take it.
Quention Terantino has a unique way of storytelling. 'Pulp Fiction' isn't a 'themes' movie. It's about style. It doesn't deal with any themes, it deals with method and style. There aren't themes, there are characters, and stories. Themes in Pulp Fiction *Contains spoilers* After finally watching the legendary Pulp Fiction today, I must conclude that it's now pretty high up on my "favourite films" list.
Not only is the film absolutely studded with stars but an unusual narrative method (typical of Tarantino), intriguing characters and really great dialogue makes the film.