Director: Quentin Tarantino
Stars: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Harvey Kietel, Ving Rhames
Synopsis: The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
In 1994 Quentin Tarantino showcased his second movie at the Cannes Film Festival winning the prestigious Palme d'Or. It was a huge hit amongst the critical world and would later become just as popular with moviegoers.
It exploded with brute force across the cinematic landscape of the time. It revitalised John Travolta's career. It made Samuel L. Jackson a super star. It announced Uma Thurman as one of Hollywood's best leading ladies. It helped Bruce Willis shake his action hero moniker. It made Quentin Tarantino a rock star.
Audiences and critics went wild for this ultra-violent, dark humoured drama. It infused pop culture references with gangster motifs and boasted a narrative steeped in dexterity. It brought audiences together unlike any movie of it's time. Young teenagers would sit next to college intellects who'd in turn sit next to cinephiles and your average popcorn chewer. It was a film that boasted many riches and still does to this very day.