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The Making of Pulp Fiction: Quentin Tarantino’s and the Cast’s Retelling

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I am not a huge Tarantino fan, but I have to say that, so far, this is crazy interesting reading…

It began with calls where he was just reading pages to me,’ she continues. Then came more urgent calls, asking her to join him for midnight dinners. Chen always had to pick him up, since he couldn’t drive as a result of unpaid parking tickets. She knew Tarantino was a ‘mad genius.’ He has said that his first drafts look like ‘the diaries of a madman,’ but Chen says they’re even worse. ‘His handwriting is atrocious. He’s a functional illiterate. I was averaging about 9,000 grammatical errors per page. After I would correct them, he would try to put back the errors, because he liked them.

The Making of Pulp Fiction: Quentin Tarantino’s and the Cast’s Retelling | via Vanity Fair, via DaringFireball

Written by Jeffery Battersby

February 26th, 2013 at 6:41 pm