Pulp Fiction Analysis

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Pulp Fiction is an American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino, who cowrote its screenplay with Roger Avary. The film is known for its rich, eclectic dialogue, ironic mix of humor and violence, nonlinear storyline, and host of cinematic allusions and pop culture references. The film was nominated for seven Oscars, including Best Picture; Tarantino and Avary won for Best Original Screenplay. It was also awarded the Palme d'Or at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival. A major critical and commercial success, it revitalized the career of its leading man, John Travolta, who received an Academy Award nomination, as did co-stars Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman. I have chosen this film because quentin tarantino is my favourite director and Pulp Fiction is his masterpiece. The genres of the movie are basically Drama, Action and Crime, the Thriller is present in some parts of the movie but can’t be considered as a genre of it.

The film was shot in Los Angeles, California. Some parts of it was filmed in studios and other parts on the streets and restaurants of L.A. It can only be Quentin Tarantino. The director’s cool and flashy homage to pop culture was naturally shot on the cot of it.

Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in 1963, in USA. He is film director,  producer, screenwriter and actor. In the early 1990s he was an  independent filmmaker whose black comedy films used nonlinear storylines and the aestheticization of violence. His most notable films include Resevoir Dogs (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Jackie Brown (1997), Kill Bill (2003–2004), Death Proof (2007) and Inglorious Basterds (2009). His films have earned him a variety of Academy Awards, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Palme d'Or awards and he has been nominated for Emmy and Grammy awards. In 2007,Total Film named him the 12th-greatest director of all time.

Outrageously violent, time-twisting, and in love with language, Pulp Fiction was widely considered the most influential American movie of the 1990s. Director and co-screenwriter Quentin Tarantino synthesized such seemingly disparate traditions as the syncopated language of David Mamet; the serious violence of American gangster movies, crime movies, and films noirs mixed up with the wacky violence of cartoons, video games, and Japanese animation; and the fragmented story-telling structures of such experimental classics as Citizen Kane,Rashomon, and La jetée. The Oscar-winning script by Tarantino and Roger Avary intertwines three stories, featuring Samuel L. Jacksonand John Travolta, in the role that single-handedly reignited his career, as hit men who have philosophical interchanges on such topics as the French names for American fast food products; Bruce Willis as a boxer out of a 1940s B-movie; and such other stalwarts as Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Christopher Walken, Eric Stoltz, Ving Rhames, and Uma Thurman, whose dance sequence with Travolta proved an instant classic.

John Travolta as Vincent Vega, nominated to Oscar as Best Actor with this role.  Samuel L. Jackson as Jules Winnfield.
Uma Thurman as Mia Wallace.
Bruce Willis as Butch Coolidge.
Harvey Keitel as Winston Wolf or simply "The Wolf".
Amanda Plummer as Yolanda or "Honey Bunny".
Maria de Medeiros as Fabienne.
Ving Rhames as Marsellus Wallace.
Eric Stoltz as Lance.
Rosanna Arquette as Jody.
Christopher Walken as Captain Koons.
 
 
Vincent Vega is probably the most important character in Pulp Fiction, portrayed by John Travolta in an Academy Award-nominated performance. He is the only character to appear in all story lines in the movie (aside from Marsellus Wallace and Mia Wallace). He is the brother of Vic Vega, a character from Reservoir Dogs.

Jules Winnfield is a gangster who works for Marsellus Wallace and always openly recited was a version of the Biblical chapter Ezekiel 25:17 to his victims before he killed them.   
Mia Wallace is Marsellus Wallace wife, she's addicted to cocaine and in the middle of the movie she have an...
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