Quentin Tarantino To Host Special Screening Of 'A Fistful of Dollars'
Quentin Tarantino will host a special screening of A Fistful of Dollars to close the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.
The festival has decided to screen Sergio Leone’s classic Spaghetti Western to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Spaghetti Western genre – A Fistful of Dollars was released in 1964.
A Fistful of Dollars was Leone’s first film starring Clint Eastwood. The duo went on to make For A Few Dollars More (1965) and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966). Tarantino, who has made no secret of his love for Spaghetti Westerns, has mentioned all three of the Leone-Eastwood collaborations when talking about his favorites.
The restored print of the film will be shown on Saturday, May 24, after the awards are given.
– Olivia Truffaut-Wong