Inglorious Basterds

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Pass/Consider/Recommend/Highly Recommend


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Genres: Unique, genres:, Drama, War, Historical, Thriller, Comedy, Action, Suspense

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Overview: The screenplay showcases strong character development, originality in blending genres, and immersive visual storytelling. While there are opportunities to deepen emotional complexity and refine thematic exploration, the screenplay's unique premise and engaging narrative have significant market potential.

Themes: Resistance against Nazi occupation, Hiding and protecting Jewish individuals, Deception and undercover identities, The horrors of war and its aftermath, Bravery and sacrifice

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  • Sophie's Choice
  • The Counterfeiters
  • The Book Thief
  • Casablanca
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Memorable Lines:

  • Shosanna: I am going to burn down the cinema on Nazi night. (Scene 20)
  • SGT. POLA NEGRI: I propose a toast to the greatest actress in Germany! There is no Dietrich, there is no Riefenstahl, only von Hammersmark! (Scene 26)
  • Lt. Hicox: There’s a special rung in hell reserved for people who waste good scotch. (Scene 29)
  • Col. Hans Landa: So, when the military history of this night is written, it will be recorded that I was part of Operation Kino from the very beginning, as a double agent. (Scene 40)
  • Lt. Aldo: That’s what I thought. Now that . . . . . . . I can’t abide. How bout you, Utivich, can you abide it? (Scene 44)
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