Name: Quentin Tarantino
Film: Django Unchained
Synopsis: Set in the South two years before the Civil War, Django Unchained stars Jamie Foxx as Django, a slave whose brutal history with his former owners lands him face-to-face with German-born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz).
Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, and only Django can lead him to his bounty.
Honing vital hunting skills, Django remains focused on one goal: finding and rescuing Broomhilda (Kerry Washington), the wife he lost to the slave trade long
Previous Golden Globe Wins: Quentin Tarantino has never won a Best Director Golden Globe.
Previous Golden Globe Nominations: He has been nominated for Pulp Fiction and Inglourious Basterds.
Award/Nominations for role: Tarantino has been nominated for Best Director at then St Louis Film Critics Awards.
He also won Screenwriter of the Year at the Hollywood Film Festival.
Critics: The anecdotal, odyssey-like structure of this long, talky saga could be considered indulgent, but Tarantino injects the weighty material with so many jocular, startling and unexpected touches that it's constantly stimulating. - Hollywood Reporter
- Tarantino lives to cross the line. Is Django Unchained too much? ... It wouldn't be Tarantino otherwise. - Rolling Stone
- Just when we thought Quentin Tarantino had shown us all the cojones he has, in rides "Django Unchained." - New York Daily News
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