Quentin Tarantino is an American director, actor, producer and screenwriter, born on March 27, 1963, in Knoxville, Tennessee. When you say Quentin Tarantino, you instantly think about movies like Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, Inglorious Basterds or Reservoir Dogs. He is one of the most notorious directors of our times and everyone would like to work with him because of his very awarded and highly appreciated movies. Here is a list of Tarantino’s most important awards.
1992: the Prix Tournage Awars for Reservoir Dogs, at The Avignon Film Festival;
1993: the Critic’s Award for Reservoir Dogs at the Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival;
1994: the Palme d’Or for Pulp Fiction at Cannes Film Festival;
1995: the Academy Awards for Best Writing and Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen, for Pulp Fiction; also nominated for Best Director;
1995: the Best Screenplay Award for Pulp Fiction, at the BAFTA Awards;
1995: the Best Foreign Language Film for Pulp Fiction at the Blue Ribbon Awards;
2004: the American Choreography Award for Kill Bill: Vol. 2;
2005: the Icon of the Decade Award at the Sony Ericson Empire Awards;
2007: the Lifetime Achievement Award, given by the Philippines president;
2009: eight Oscar nominations for Inglorious Basterds; won Best Supporting Actor;
2010: the Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic Award for Freddom’s Fury;
2011: an honorary César, from the Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma.
These are only a few of Quentin Tarantino’s many awards, which rank him as one of the worlds best directors. He states that he does not like to do many movies. Although his filmography does not include that many films, their quality is highly superior to the one of the classic Hollywood movies that are produced nowadays. The amount of awards that Quentin Tarantino’s movies have been given proves this fact and also highlights his undeniable talent.