Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman to celebrate Pulp Fiction in Cannes

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 22 May 2014
Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman will attend a special screening of 'Pulp Fiction' in Cannes tomorrow (23.05.14), after the film first premiered at festival in 1994

Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman will attend an event to celebrate 'Pulp Fiction' in Cannes tomorrow (23.05.14).

The famed filmmaker and the 44-year-old actress - who was cast as Mia Wallace in the picture - are set to walk the red carpet at the Palais in the evening, around 6.30pm, reports Deadline.com.

It is not yet known whether John Travolta, who played Vincent Vega, will too join the crime film's special beach screening.

Tarantino will introduce the film, which first premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May 1994 and won the the festival's top prize, Palme d'Or.

Against its budget of $8.5 million and about $10 million in marketing costs, 'Pulp Fiction' grossed $107.93 million at the US box office before taking in nearly $213 million worldwide.

During awards season it received seven Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, and won Best Original Screenplay.

It also won a BAFTA for the same category and Samuel L. Jackson took home the accolade for Best Supporting Actor.

Meanwhile, Tarantino has been in Cannes this week where he will host the Closing Night screening of Sergio Leone's 1964 'Spaghetti Western A Fistful of Dollars'.

Pulp Fiction

  • 4 stars
  • 1994
  • US
  • 2h 30min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
  • Written by: Quentin Tarantino
  • Cast: John Travolta, Samuel L Jackson, Uma Thurman, Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer, Maria de Medeiros, Ving Rhames, Eric Stoltz, Rosanna Arquette, Christopher Walken, Bruce Willis

Much more ambitious than Reservoir Dogs, the most awaited second feature of the 90s has many scenes that crackle with Tarantino wit, and a few others that fall flat as the writer-director bravely experiments. Interlocking stories in the pulp crime manner concern hitmen, ailing boxers, gang bosses and their molls, drug…

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