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Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds (Original title)

The site inspection by Quentin Tarentino caused quite a big media hype in autumn 2008. Big German newspapers reported on the cult director’s intention to film. The production itself – as usual in Görlitz – was quite calm. The Untermarkt turned into a market place, where lots of dead soldiers‘ bodies were piled up after a big massacre. The air was foggy due to the gunpowder. Nevertheless, actor Daniel Brühl enthused about the city: “I hope to come back to Görlitz soon, to this magnificent and wonderful place – I am deeply impressed with the beauty of the city and pleased about the hospitality of its inhabitants! – Thanks a lot.“


Film by Quentin Tarantino. The action takes place at the end of the Second World War. It tells the virtual story of the Inglorious Basterds. Those are a special unit of the Allies planning an assassination attempt on the most important German leaders during a cinema performance being part of the German propaganda in Paris.

Christoph Waltz was awarded the Oscar for the Best Supporting Actor for playing the role of Hans Landa.

Inglourious Basterds - Trailer

Filming locations

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Brad Pitt, Til Schweiger, Christoph Waltz, Mélanie Laurent, Eli Roth, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger, Daniel Brühl, Christian Berkel, Milan Peschel


Oscar: Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz

Golden Globe: Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz

Quentin Tarantino

Lawrence Bender

Type of production
kino - Produktion


Action, War drama


Shooting period
01. - 02.11.2008

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