During the filming of Inglourious Basterds, the director decided to joke a little.
The 58-year-old director Quentin Tarantino is known for his love of putting on a real show during filming. For example, he forbade actor Christoph Waltz from Inglourious Basterds to rehearse his scenes.
Quentin wanted Christoph, who played the role of a Nazi general who, according to the plot, set up Hitler himself and turned the tide of the war, not to play this character in half.
Tarantino was confident that his genuine acting would shock other actors, and that its unexpected disclosure would be a good joke. According to his idea, Brad Pitt and other actors had to experience real fear on the set.
“I met Christophe before rehearsal and told him, ‘I don’t want you to be bad, but I want you to hold back. They don’t have to understand what you will really be, ”- said Quentin on the podcast The Moment.
“Be good enough, no more. I do not want you to compete with someone, and if you are already competing with someone, then lose. I don’t want them to have any idea of your real image, ”he added, bursting into laughter.
This director’s joke really worked for the actors and also did its job for the viewer. According to him, Pitt was covered with goose bumps when Waltz unexpectedly opened up in front of him 100%.
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