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Set in the Old West and Antebellum South , it is a highly stylized tribute to Spaghetti Westerns using an obvious revisionist history, in particular the Italian film Django by Sergio Corbucci , whose star Franco Nero has a cameo appearance.

Development of Django Unchained began in when Tarantino was writing a book on Corbucci. Casting began in the summer of , with Michael K. Williams and Will Smith being considered for the role of the title character before Foxx was cast.

Principal photography took place from November to March in California, Wyoming, and Louisiana. The film received numerous awards and nominations , as well as five nominations at the 85th Academy Awards , including Best Picture. In early Texas , brothers Ace and Dicky Speck drive a group of shackled black slaves on foot. Among them is Django , sold off and separated from his wife Broomhilda von Shaft, a house slave who speaks German and English.

They are stopped by Dr. King Schultz, a German dentist -turned- bounty hunter seeking to buy Django for his knowledge of the three outlaw Brittle brothers, overseers at the plantation of Django's previous owner and for whom Schultz has a warrant.

When Ace levels his gun at him, Schultz kills him and wounds Dicky. Schultz insists on paying a fair price for Django before leaving Dicky to the newly freed slaves, who kill him and follow the North Star to freedom. Bennett rounds up a posse whom Schultz ambushes with explosives, killing most of them while Django kills Bennett. Obliged to Django, Schultz takes him on as an apprentice and agrees to help him find and rescue Broomhilda.

They return to Texas where Django collects his first bounty, keeping the handbill as a memento. He and Schultz rack up several bounties before spring, when they travel to Mississippi and learn that Broomhilda's new owner is Calvin J.

Candie, the charming but cruel owner of the Candyland plantation, where slaves are forced to wrestle to the death in brutal " Mandingo " fights. Schultz and Django hatch a plan. They can then feign second thoughts about buying the fighter and leave with just Broomhilda. They meet Calvin at his gentleman's club and make the offer.

Intrigued, Calvin invites them to Candyland plantation. En route the group encounters Calvin's slave trackers who have cornered D'Artagnan, an escapee and disfigured Mandingo fighter. Calvin has Stonecipher sic attack dogs at D'Artagnan, who maul him to death.

Having told Broomhilda of their plan, Schultz offers to buy her as his escort while negotiating the initial deal during dinner. Calvin's house slave Stephen realises that Broomhilda knows Django, accurately deduces their plan, and alerts Calvin. Schultz reluctantly agrees. During the finalization of the sale, Calvin threatens to have Broomhilda shot if Schultz does not shake his hand and Schultz instead shoots him dead. Calvin's bodyguard kills Schultz, and Django goes on a rampage, killing the bodyguard, the lawyer, and several of Calvin's gunhands, but is forced to surrender when Stephen takes Broomhilda hostage.

The next morning, Django is tortured and about to be castrated when Stephen arrives to say that Calvin's sister Lara has taken charge and that Django will be sold to a mining company and worked to death. En route there, Django uses his first handbill to prove to his escorts that he is a bounty hunter. Once released, Django kills his escorts and returns to Candyland with a bag of dynamite. At the mansion, Django kills Lara and the remaining henchmen, releases the two remaining house slaves, and kneecaps Stephen before planting dynamite throughout the mansion.

Django and Broomhilda watch from a distance as the mansion explodes before riding off together. Tom Wopat , Omar J. Dorsey and Don Stroud play U. Jacky Ido , who appeared in Tarantino's previous film , plays one of the slaves in an uncredited role. Tarantino also appears in the film as a masked Bag Head named Robert.

He called this type of film "a Southern", stating that he wanted:. I want to do them like they're genre films, but they deal with everything that America has never dealt with because it's ashamed of it, and other countries don't really deal with because they don't feel they have the right to. Tarantino later explained the genesis of the idea:. I was writing a book about Sergio Corbucci when I came up with a way to tell the story. I was writing about how his movies have this evil Wild West, a horrible Wild West.

It was surreal, it dealt a lot with fascism. So I'm writing this whole piece on this, and I'm thinking: 'I don't really know if Sergio was thinking [this] while he was doing this.

But I know I'm thinking it now. And I can do it! Tarantino finished the script on April 26, , and handed in the final draft to The Weinstein Company. The crossover would have seen a younger version of the blacksmith character from RZA's film appear as a slave in an auction.

However, scheduling conflicts prevented RZA's participation. I liked the action in the snow so much, Django Unchained has a big snow section in the middle," Tarantino said in an interview. The title Django Unchained alludes to the titles of the Corbucci film Django ; Hercules Unchained , the American title for the Italian epic fantasy film Ercole e la regina di Lidia, about the mythical hero's escape from enslavement to a wicked master; and to Angel Unchained , the American biker film about a biker exacting revenge on a large group of rednecks.

Among those considered for the title role of Django, Michael K. Williams and Will Smith were mentioned as possibilities, but in the end Jamie Foxx was cast in the role. Nero suggested that he play a mysterious horseman who haunts Django in visions and is revealed in an ending flashback to be Django's father; Tarantino opted not to use the idea. Jonah Hill was offered the role of Scotty Harmony, a gambler who loses Broomhilda to Candie in a poker game, [25] but turned it down due to scheduling conflicts with The Watch.

Neither Scotty nor the poker game appear in the final cut of the film. In a January interview with Vanity Fair , costume designer Sharen Davis said much of the film's wardrobe was inspired by spaghetti westerns and other works of art.

For Django's wardrobe, Davis and Tarantino watched the television series Bonanza and referred to it frequently. The pair even hired the hatmaker who designed the hat worn by the Bonanza character Little Joe, played by Michael Landon. Davis described Django's look as a "rock-n-roll take on the character". In the final scene, Broomhilda wears a dress similar to that of Ida Galli 's character in Blood for a Silver Dollar Davis said the idea of Calvin Candie's costume came partly from Rhett Butler , and that Don Johnson's signature Miami Vice look inspired Big Daddy's cream-colored linen suit in the film.

King Schultz's faux chinchilla coat was inspired by Telly Savalas in Kojak. Django Unchained was the first Tarantino film not edited by Sally Menke , who died in Editing duties were instead handled by Fred Raskin , who had worked as an assistant editor on Tarantino's Kill Bill. The film features both original and existing music tracks. Tarantino has stated that he avoids using full scores of original music: "I just don't like the idea of giving that much power to anybody on one of my movies.

In a scholarly essay on the film's music, Hollis Robbins notes that the vast majority of film music borrowings come from films made between and and argues that the political and musical resonances of these allusions situate Django Unchained squarely in the Vietnam and Watergate era, during the rise and decline of Black Power cinema. The first teaser poster was inspired by a fan-art poster by Italian artist Federico Mancosu. His artwork was published in May , a few days after the synopsis and the official title were released to the public.

In August , at Tarantino's request, the production companies bought the concept artwork from Mancosu to use for promotional purposes as well as on the crew passes and clothing for staff during filming.

The film was released on March 22, , by Sony Pictures in India. The website's critical consensus reads, "Bold, bloody, and stylistically daring, Django Unchained is another incendiary masterpiece from Quentin Tarantino. Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave the film four stars out of four and said: "The film offers one sensational sequence after another, all set around these two intriguing characters who seem opposites but share pragmatic, financial and personal issues.

It's as unwholesome, deplorable and delicious as a forbidden cigarette. Scott compared Django to Tarantino's earlier Inglourious Basterds : "Like Inglourious Basterds , Django Unchained is crazily entertaining, brazenly irresponsible and also ethically serious in a way that is entirely consistent with its playfulness.

To the contrary, Owen Gleiberman , film critic for the Entertainment Weekly , wrote: " Django isn't nearly the film that Inglourious was. It's less clever, and it doesn't have enough major characters — or enough of Tarantino's trademark structural ingenuity — to earn its two-hour-andminute running time. An entire issue of the academic journal Safundi was devoted to Django Unchained in " Django Unchained and the Global Western ," featuring scholars who contextualize Tarantino's film as a classic "western".

No doubt these are matters that another director would have handled more delicately, and with less stylistic excess, than Tarantino, who has never been bashful. Another director also would have been less willing to proclaim his film the first in a new genre, the 'Southern'. Django Unchained was listed on many critics' top ten lists. Django Unchained garnered several awards and nominations. Some commentators thought that the film's heavy usage of the word " nigger " is inappropriate, affecting them to an even greater extent than the depicted violence against the slaves.

African-American filmmaker Spike Lee , in an interview with Vibe , said he would not see the film, explaining "All I'm going to say is that it's disrespectful to my ancestors. That's just me I'm not speaking on behalf of anybody else.

It was a Holocaust. My ancestors are slaves stolen from Africa. I will honor them. Actor and activist Jesse Williams has contrasted accuracy of the racist language used in the film with what he sees as the film's lack of accuracy about the general lives of slaves, too often portrayed as "well-dressed Negresses in flowing gowns, frolicking on swings and enjoying leisurely strolls through the grounds, as if the setting is Versailles, mixed in with occasional acts of barbarism against slaves That authenticity card that Tarantino uses to buy all those 'niggers' has an awfully selective memory.

Jackson said that he believed his character to have "the same moral compass as Clarence Thomas does". It's kind of exciting. Take Django Unchained. The movie boils down to one central theme: the white man as devil—a moral scourge who must be eradicated like a lethal virus.

Samuel L. Jackson told Vogue Man that " Django Unchained was a harder and more detailed exploration of what the slavery experience was than 12 Years a Slave , but director Steve McQueen is an artist and since he's respected for making supposedly art films, it's held in higher esteem than Django , because that was basically a blaxploitation movie.

Some reviews criticized the film for being too violent.

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