In the first year of the German occupation of France, Shosanna Dreyfus (Mélanie Laurent) witnesses the execution of her family at the hand of Nazi Colonel Hans Landa (Christoph Waltz). Shosanna narro... more
In Movie Theaters U.S.Friday, August 21, 2009 in 3,165 theaters
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
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Rating MPAAR for strong graphic violence, language and brief sexuality
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In the first year of the German occupation of France, Shosanna Dreyfus (Mélanie Laurent) witnesses the execution of her family at the hand of Nazi Colonel Hans Landa (Christoph Waltz). Shosanna narrowly escapes and flees to Paris where she forges a new identity as the owner and operator of a cinema.
Elsewhere in Europe, Lieutenant Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) organizes a group of Jewish American soldiers to perform swift, shocking acts of retribution. Later known to their enemy as “the basterds,” Raine's squad joins German actress and undercover agent Bridget von Hammersmark (Diane Kruger) on a mission to take down the leaders of the Third Reich. Fates converge under a cinema marquis, where Shosanna is poised to carry out a revenge plan of her own....
Trivia & Production Notes
- Quentin Tarantino acquired the title and remake rights to Enzo Castellari's 1978 film of the same name, but his screenplay is said to be an original.
Also Known As
- Inglorious Bastards