Imagine, for example, you are hungry and want to eat. Slavery also was fundamentally a labor relation. En route, he rescues a horse thief from an impromptu hanging. Tarantino is known for his dialogue. "I only had one question. So far, much of the debate surrounding the film has obscured more than it has revealed, focusing on its use of “the ‘n’ word” and horrific depictions of slavery. by Omali Yeshitela. Django Unchained wouldn t be as problematic or powerful without the presence of Samuel L. Jackson as DiCaprio s most loyal and twisted slave, a canny pragmatist who has so thoroughly internalized his culture s racism and brutality that he seems intent on out-hating even the most vicious slave-driver. Revenge, and in Tarantino’s case, retribution are powerful aspects of narrative. By Eye Candy April 30, 2012. And, thank you for your kind words on the post. Existentialists call this bad faith. If you liked my post today, please let me know by selecting the Like icon that immediately follows. Now while there has been a great deal of unnecessary intellectual flexing going on on Twitter and Facebook since the film debuted, there's also been a ton of great stuff written about it. He might also have noted the deep debt Slotkin pays to Cooper as the founder of the American Western and his use of race as a catalyst to understanding America. More Actions. Django Unchained extends further than this expected emphasis: we the audience are led to believe that the film is focused on the brutal actions taken towards slaves and the story of Django through the slave period; however, as the film progresses we are drawn into the trap of another Tarantino movie. A very interesting take on Tarantino, Anonymous. Yes, he did continually revise his understanding to his credit. Foxx might be able to turn his lack of dialogue into a more internal, affecting performance. Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" has become embroiled in the second major controversy of awards season. If you are a Tarantino fan and you are looking to watch a new Western - Django Unchained will deliver in so many unexpected ways. You are either the brutal, slave torturing white master that is Leonardo Dicaprio's 'Calvin Candie,' or you're the benevolent, won't even shake a racist's hand slave-saver that is Christoph Waltz's 'King Shultz.' Inverted in the form of Jaime Foxx's Django, a gifted and confident sharpshooter. Shot in the style of the old spaghetti Westerns it is a brutal story of slavery and revenge. I will be using Mr. Tarantino's strange film to bring out these complexities when I teach this Fall about the origins of American culture. Like most of Tarantino’s movies, Django Unchained is an ode to the satisfaction of a good revenge plot. For progressive, forward-thinking blacks, Django presents a bit of a quagmire. He hates him but has no clear motive. You are the narrator of experience; you are able to rise above competitive expressions of human behavior, because you, rather than your impulses, can decide. I don't believe that most of the people in this world exist at such extremes. Luovâsmittum uárji, Django, vuálgá piäluštiđ suu káálgu. Best regards Deborah. And, although their passions and conflicts seem unique to the time, they express features of human beings that still persist. It is meanderingly long, the characterization leaves much to be desired (as outlined above) and it departs way too far from the historical record for a film essentially billed as a slave narrative. Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. Lastly, when you look at the characterization of each of the main players in Django Unchained, a pattern becomes clear: There is no middle ground in the 19th century deep South. It's when we let past ideas, learning and identifications drive seeing and action, the opposite of which is good faith, where we seize the power within us to CHOOSE out of full awareness the right action. highlighted earlier. Django Unchained (2012) DVD : No. Set in the South two years before the Civil War, DJANGO UNCHAINED stars Academy Award®-winner Jamie Foxx (RAY, LAW ABIDING CITIZEN) as Django, a slave whose brutal history with his former owners lands him face-to-face with German-born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz (Golden Globe®-winner Christoph Waltz of INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS). The folks who believe the film is great tend to cite its greatness as a buffer to all criticism folks might levy against it. Django Unchained (2012) Jamie Foxx as Django. Reduced to a broad outline, Jackson s character hews uncomfortably close to regressive racial … While this may have worked in Jackie Brown and Pulp Fiction (especially), it becomes more problematic in his most recent Django Unchained. Also, prevalent is a wonderfully eclectic soundtrack, ranging from hip hop to country, from Elvis Presley to Johnny Cash, and even a little Jim Croce thrown in for good measure. As a result I experience Tarantino as both brilliant and emotionally sterile and thus part of the problem rather than part of the solution. “Django Unchained” blends Western, horror, comedy and even some classic “blaxploitation” elements into a B-movie “Grindhouse” formula that the director clearly enjoys. This is what makes you fit to survive. Django Unchained is a 2012 American western film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. But, it's not the most advanced expression of human development. I’m going with three and a half … Watch Options. (BTW, I just saw "Django Unchained" last night for the first time.). The Kill Bill series for example, is similar in that it too centers itself around a singularly focused, mayhem inducing character whose sole objective is to reunite with a loved one. The film features an impressive cast that includes Jamie Foxx in the main role, alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson, Kerry Washington, and many more. With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. Schultz needs Django’s passion and brawn, as much as Django needs Schultz’s intellect and wit, to meet their goals. Thanks everyone, I really liked your blog. I am a psychoanalytically oriented psychiatrist who thinks of Freud as a genius. The film’s use of humor isn’t designed to cover the horrifying abuse of black slaves. i see what you are saying that perhaps Tarantino crafted that scene as the moment needed to take us off the wild ride, to sober us so to speak, so we could step into future alongside Schultz and experience the depravity of Candie's nature and his dead world. I apologize to my many readers who already know it. Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, … You will get a job and buy food, rather than steal it, to avoid punishment. By painting all of the characters with such broad strokes and by wrapping the film up neatly into what is essentially a happy ending, Tarantino robs the viewers of any incentive to place themselves in the film and reconcile who they are today against who they might've been during that time. There’s Tarantino’s skill at finding humor in the darkest of places. Freud would have us think that even these loftier pursuits can be linked back to a selfish desire to feel good about yourself. I think, his subconscious was already working it through, so that when the moment arose, he was poised for authentic action. I did understand that you meant in the context of the era and film. That moment in the movie was the most moving and profoundly touching one. It sounds like you have a deep appreciation of how race is inextricably bound to Americas culture and al though I hinted at this only, I agree wholeheartedly with your deep insights. and even says 'I couldn't resist'!-haha, that's genius"! He discovered in himself desires that were greater than material reward. Definitely. It's wonderful today that we can get social, political and psychological understandings about subject matter in film and literature. Love this. I don't think Schultz knew that he was going to shoot Candie until the moment that he did. The outstanding Christoph Waltz plays a German dentist, King Schultz, turned bounty hunter in the West of 1858. Thus, not all behavior is motivated by a desire to avoid punishment and social disgrace. Unfortunately, such criticisms make the debate too easy for the movie’s supporters. The Django Unchained Script Is Wordy The Django screenplay has a lot of description. Couldn't it be? The problem is Django is no Nat Turner. The record is replete with enslaved blacks -- even so-called house slaves -- who poisoned slaveholders, destroyed crops, 'accidentally' burned down buildings, and ran away in such large numbers their lost labor crippled the Confederate economy. Django's most important achievement is that it forces us to come to terms with the fact that it's completely possible to be both thoroughly entertained... and thoroughly offended. What should we do with slavers who have a wooden box out in the field to lock people in just for their own amusement? Tracks composed for the film are "100 Black Coffins" by Rick Ross and produced by and featuring Jamie Foxx, "Who Did That To You?" I can't recall ever learning anything enlightening from them, and they do allow me to escape my artsy fartsy emo side. In Django, King and Django carry on this tradition but with a twist. You're either the contented, happy to be serving massa house slave that is Sam Jackson's Uncle Ruckus 'Stephen,' or you're the kill anybody, blow up anything to be free super hero that is Jamie Foxx's Django. I promise i have just scratched the surface and I encourage you to rewatch it and tell me what you think of this idea. Django Unchained (2012) Jamie Foxx as Django. Cheers, you're great Deborah, I'm really looking forward to go through all of your posts. You need a device that would get their eyes really open, and have their ears properly ready, and then: "boom! Pablo, yes, I couldn't agree more with your understanding of Tarantino's intention. The outstanding Christoph Waltz plays a German dentist, King Schultz, turned bounty hunter in the West of 1858. Find Django Unchained Latest News, Videos & Pictures on Django Unchained and see latest updates, news, information from NDTV.COM. Buy. One of the more interesting, though hardly unexpected developments to accompany the film's release has been the peculiar predicament it has created for blacks who like to think of themselves as progressive or forward-thinking. You enjoy aggression in sports, literature, or television if it is presented in a socially-acceptable context, right? Thus, no matter how far away from us in their era and character Tarantino's characters may seem, their drives exist in us, if only on an unconscious, repressed level. So, the movie is a blunt hit in the face about social and political issues which would deserve rivers of ink (or online bytes...), but there's the psychological issue too. Nat Turner could do that for me and I was hoping Django Unchained could too. Pablo, existentialists believe that at every moment each person has the challenge of interpreting experience and making decisions about it. Of course, this is exactly what I like about film analyses--the power to transform us. I love what you say, "Cheering for the intentional death of a horrible person." You, my Argentinian friend are a natural psychologist. I don't know if you have seen an argentine movie called "Wild Tales (Relatos Salvajes)". Thank you for a wonderful conversation about this very important film. However, it is Django’s partner Dr King Schultz (Christoph Waltz) who stands out as the alter ego for the film’s writer and director Quentin Tarantino. “Django Unchained” blends Western, horror, comedy and even some classic “blaxploitation” elements into a B-movie “Grindhouse” formula that the director clearly enjoys. Further, some people worry that the film makes you “root for Django’s overcoming of oppression, rather than a collective victory for the black race.”. All rights reserved. Thank you for taking the time to respond to my comment. Django Unchained ( 2012) Topics tndub. What I meant was, that in the fantasy of the movie, a tale based in that time and place, it seemed pretty 'right' that someone got killed by getting shot. Reinforce and measure the level of students when performing activities such as this, where the visual part, vocabulary and mental ability are practiced. The hero of Django Unchained is the freed slave Django Freeman (Jamie Foxx), who working as a bounty hunter gets to exact revenge on white slave owners. Furthermore when Mr. Candie is explaining the submissiveness of slaves he explains how it is mind blowing that the slaves don't kill the captors, even when handed the opportunity on a silver platter. This article originally appeared in Uhuru News. Esteemed filmmaker Spike Lee expresses his thoughts on Quentin Tarantino's latest film. Director: Edoardo Mulargia | Stars: Anthony Steffen, Stelio Candelli, Glauco Onorato, Chris Avram. Tarantino shows society as stuck in a Darwinian survival of the fittest theory of human nature that shows human beings as only as capable of competing effectively in the world as their genetic makeup permits. Today is National Voter Registration Day! Commodity characteristics: Thickness: about 7 – 8mm Dustproof, anti-slip, flexible. In 1858, Django (), a slave, is chained to a bunch of other slaves and being marched to his new owner's estate in Texas by the Speck brothers.At nightfall, a German man in a dentist cart pulls up and hails the Speck brothers. His movies surface as a brutal yet amusing action film but as we go deeper into the thoughts behind the … But, unlike Inglorious Basterds, which softens racial subject matter by placing it in a World War II context, Django puts America's horrible past with slavery up front and center stage in the pre-Civil War West. Now, I didn't mean to say, by my reply, that I love when people are killed. Thank you so much for visiting me today. I'm not in favor of death penalty or anything like that, even with horrible horrible people. Is there nothing more to us than a survival of the fittest mentality? Add to all of that awkwardness Tarantino's notoriously curious affinity with the n-word, the fact that the word appears in Django Unchained more than 100 times, and the fact that Django's love interest in the film is none other than... the loathsome Olivia Pope -- and you officially have a mind-numbing array of equally awesome and offensive circumstances coalescing #AtTheSameDamnTime around a single film and director. I know what you mean about wanting just pure entertainment to escape deep reflection. Modify Series Recording. Based on the DJANGO UNCHAINED screenplay by Quentin Tarantino, including scenes that might not be in the final cut! And even if it were a great film -- its greatness would not mean it is thereby freed of all critical analysis. You are right - I do identify with what I see and say, as you do. Some of the remarks you make really strike a nerve. However, many persons are asleep at the wheel thinking that we have no influence on experience and the outcome of things. Cancel Series Recording. For example, most of you will find it difficult to relate to the film's sadistic Mississippi plantation owner Calvin Candie (Leonardo DiCaprio), who enjoys watching black men kill each other for sport (Mandingo fighting). Does the film err on the insensitive side -- sure. tndub Addeddate 2016-10-25 08:18:24 Identifier DjangoUnchained2012 Scanner Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader 1.6.3. plus-circle Add Review. ESL video lesson with an interactive quiz: Basic listening comprehension. A raw list of them would have to include the Stono Rebellion, Gabriel Prosser, Denmark Vesey, Nat Turner, and then of course John Brown. It seems everybody with an opinion on the film must either be for it or against it. I find these comparisons a bit more problematic than they are useful. Warmly Deborah. But I can speak of Tarantino past movies: often visually superb, sophisticated, nuanced, paradoxical and..... very mental. He is so cerebral. I'm left with a sort of 'blur spot' from your article about that particular point of the plot. "Is it because he and RZA are really good friends?" Django Unchained itself is a 2012 neo-western film by director Quentin Tarantino. The truth is, most us would not have been Django and most white people wouldn't have been Calvin Candie. This is exactly what Tarantino wants you to feel, despite his film's entertaining format. I agree with you here. Shown as fearful and incompetent. The director's liberal use of the N … Add to Favorites. Cooper was also the creator of the "buddy genre" so heavily utilized by Hollywood in its action films--pairing a man of color with one who is white or plays the role of white protagonist. But, the two are better fit together, than either is alone. The pliant, fearful slave? On the flipside, that doesn't mean that every white person who voted for Obama this election would've been an abolitionist in 1860, or that every black Republican would have been a conniving house slave. Schultz shoots Candie! But, to avoid punishment, social rules and laws force you to consider other people’s needs and welfare, so that you have to turn your natural, pleasure-seeking desires into forms that are socially and morally acceptable, if you are to survive in a civilized world. The stereotypes might be played a lot more complexly than they’re written. It also shows just how deeply ingrained racism is in this country. And to do so, to catch our attentions and to get us to stick to our seats and really pay attention to what is going on, he added all the other popstickle-grade "violent-and-funny" cottillon artifacts he stuffed the screenplay with. "Django Unchained" isn't my dream scenario's epic statement, but it is the loud noise atop the snow-covered mountain, the sound that will hopefully cause the avalanche. You take good care. Yes, these forms of entertainment are a far cry from watching black slaves kill each other for sport. I hope I understand well what you are saying here. You are right, this is what Schultz did at the moment. Django is on the trail of some renegade outlaws who raped and killed his wife. Django Unchained (/ ˈ dʒ æ ŋ ɡ oʊ /) is a 2012 American revisionist Western film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, and Samuel L. Jackson, with Walton Goggins, Dennis Christopher, James Remar, Michael Parks, and Don Johnson in supporting roles. And it also gives us our first big-budget, fictional super-hero slave. The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly. My gut kept telling me that the ancestors were frowning as the majority white crowd in the movie theater where I watched the film burst into frequent fits of laughter over the course of the film's two and a half hours. Thank you for your excellent comment. Django Unchained lii ive 2012 puáttám viestârelleekove, mon lii čáállám já stivrim ameriklâš Quentin Tarantino. of Discs : One DVD Languages : English Dolby Digital 5.1 Ch 448 Kbps (Only English Language audio is available in this DVD) Subtitle : English, Hindi , Tamil , Telugu Region Code : … And something like this always tends to happen with Tarantino movies, like Pulp Fiction, or Inglorious Basterds. On the other hand, the film's director is a white man. Quentin Tarantino’s 2012 film Django Unchained is an apt illustration of Nietzsche’s two moralities and their more likely outcome. Freud suggests here that selfless action is more masochistic than it is emotionally developed or spiritual because the manifest behavior is the complete opposite of the true desire. The folks who are against it, cite its perceived racism as paramount to any artistic value the film might hold. Made at a moment when Hollywood was finally recognizing black audiences as an untapped market, the point was to give hope, however fantastical, to those viewers. While revenge narratives are often highly problematic in the way they represent certain aspects of society as deserving a violent death, Tarantino creates revenge narratives against characters that nobody in their right mind would sympathise with – Nazis in Inglourious Basterds and now sadistic slave owners in Django Unchained. Django takes place a couple years prior to the American Civil War while Hateful follows shortly after it. An Atheist Neuroscientist Finds Faith in Bipolar Mania, 10 Tips for Turning Procrastination into Precrastination, Why Some People Don’t Seek Mental Health Services. Dr. King Schultz : Well, Brünnhilde was a princess. Warmly, Deborah. Django is a hard-hitting Quentin Tarantino Western. I'm really looking forward to your reply to these things I point out. Django Unchained both entertains and emotionally unnerves you in a way that only a Quentin Tarantino film can achieve. But, again yes, because these authentic moments transcend reason, it is as if there was no thought to killing Candie before he actually did. You asked for my falling-in-love moment, and I've many to choose from, but I'll go with QT's placement of … Deborah. This is exactly why I love Tarantino, because there's a whole lot of instinctive, emotional experience going on in his films. Juonâ. Check it out below, I’ve imported the script into Studiobinder’s screenwriting software so … This is the aspect of social and moral development that shows that you have learned how to negotiate desire with norms. Django Unchained is set for a December 2012 release, so time will tell what the movie will actually be like. Deborah. Set Parental Lock. There is, indeed, that emotionally sterile feel to his films. She does so to feel good about herself because her real desire is to ignore rather than help needy people. Hello Dan, I will always appreciate my post doc psychoanalytic training. I very much appreciate your insights on this topic and would love to sit in on your class. 5.0 out of 5 stars Django Unchained (2012) DVD. Hello Pablo, it's a great question you ask. I haven't seen Django so I can't address that movie. It's like Schultz is 'the future' coming to catch-up on Candie. But it also gives one of the most shockingly graphic depictions of the horror that was American slavery that we've ever seen in a Hollywood film. Hi, Deborah. Best to you. And that is where my greatest issue with the film lies. My hunch is that if he were alive today (I guess he'd be about 170 years old), he would agree with your critique. Verified Purchase. 1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production 3.1 Conception 3.2 Successful Casting 3.3 Failed Casting 3.4 Filming 4 Soundtrack 5 Trivia 6 Posters 6.1 Official Posters 6.2 Character Posters 6.3 Fan-Made Posters 7 Promotionals 8 Stills 9 Videos 9.1 Trailers 9.2 Clips 9.3 Interviews 9.4 Reviews 10 External Links 11 … The Emergence of the Problem In the decades of the 1950s and 60s, Django Unchained might have been categorized as a “social problem” film, a wilder and less restrained version of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner. Shooting Candie rather than shaking his hand was Schultz's first real passionate and instinctive response to Candie's horrific treatment of slaves and people in general. For those who have not seen it, the eponymous hero Django (Jamie Foxx) is a slave who is freed by a German bounty hunter named Dr. King Schultz. Quentin Tarantino’s new film Django Unchained is a sort of revenge narrative with a fictional black bounty hunter as its superhero (or übermench if you prefer). Jamie Foxx played the role of Django Freeman in the movie Django Unchained and in an interview, he revealed that his co-star Leonardo DiCaprio was uncomfortable on set because he had to use racial terms in the movie.He added that he and Samuel Jackson had to force Leonardo DiCaprio for using the n-word, while they were shooting. There's nothing like the in depth training to really deepen our understanding of human motivation. Sam Jackson hated Django from the first moment but it wasn't because of jealousy like most people seem to believe. Still, the comentary of anyone who saw the movie (including critics, people on tv, and such) was how violent and crazy the movie was all-in-all. If I had to sum up these ways, I would argue that the problem that Django Unchained presents to its would-be interpreters has to do with the near impossibility of contextualizing the film in terms that capture its richness—and its excessiveness—without sacrificing a sense of that richness and excessiveness to one’s own interests (as a film buff, a scholar of race, literature, and culture, a person … But, I will let you decide what you think about this. The website’s critical consensus reads, “Bold, bloody, and stylistically daring, Django Unchained is another incendiary masterpiece from Quentin Tarantino.” But, you must really like Tarantino--because on some level -- your emo understood! Django Unchained is afforded no such reverence or sensitivity. Pablo, what do you think? However, there is one problem with this associative claim. Django Unchained holds an approval rating of 87% based on 282 reviews, and an average rating of 8.02/10 on Rotten Tomatoes. The climactic suspense piece s a dinner-table scene which … Please try again later. My class meets this Friday night in Berkeley to have dinner together, watch Django, and discuss it. In Theaters: Django Unchained Quentin Tarantino may be the ultimate movie fan turned director and his latest film is a mash-up of spaghetti Westerns and black action film. In Wretched with the Earth, Fanon asserts that decolonization can be described as violent method because it's also the … All except one, that's right in the middle, that has little to non graphical on-screen blood-and-gore violence, and to me was the actual message-conveying part of the movie, the one the makers *wanted* everyone to watch, to have everybody in the cinema to just sit there and not miss a single second of it, because it was the most important part of the movie. He gives you extremes in humor and violence---with little grey in between. So, they strike a compromise to satisfy their desires. The Problem With ‘Django Unchained’: Why Tarantino’s Latest Film Does Nothing for Race in Hollywood. Schultz symbolically stands for us today looking upon slavers and their horrific behaviors from a position of emotional, social and political development. With Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington. The men team up and head west for revenge. In fact, it drives most narrative arcs of many films especially Westerns, Blaxploitation, Kung-Fu, Action: the genres from which Tarantino draws most of his inspiration and pastiche. Thank you! Anyone who tells you that this film is high art worthy of all manner of praise is likely struggling to reconcile the various emotions the film suggests. Leonardo DiCaprio had problem saying ‘n-word’ in Django Unchained until Jamie Foxx and Samuel L Jackson forced him to Rishma Dosani Friday 22 Nov 2019 11:03 am Director, Content Strategy & Programming, The Huffington Post, Sign up for membership to become a founding member and help shape HuffPost's next chapter. Freud saw human beings as inherently selfish and willing to do whatever it takes to compete effectively and to keep fit enough to stay in power. After all, people as you suggest in your last comment do suffer from using learned ideas alone to process experience. But, let's stick to the psychological analysis again. Take, for example, Dr. King Schultz, and black slave Django, whom Schultz recently freed: Schultz wants the financial reward of killing outlaws and Django wants to rescue his wife Brunhilde (Kerry Washington) from slavery. Unlock. But even then, in 1967, there was an understanding between audience and film, and … Be the first one to write a review. Also, the two films differ widely in tone. The compromise between the two is the best of what you can expect of life. Pablo, it's a pleasure hearing your thoughts and insights. Don't believe me, go rematch it. I'd love to hear your thoughts. But, staying true to my psychoanalytic understanding of the film and its characters, Schultz killing Candie was symbolically killing a part of himself. The problem is Django is no Nat Turner. Is Django racist? There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Very nice dialoguing with you about your ideas. Again, very interesting comment about his take being on the human perspective as less than full. I think in their journey together to meet each other's needs - Schultz' defenses were slowly being challenged by the horrific abuse of slaves and also Django's instinctive, passionate nature. I hadn't realized it before and I'm a huge Tarantino fan. S.Jagan Kumar. Nat Turner could do that for me and I was hoping Django Unchained could too. Let me be clear: Django Unchained is by no means a great film. We made it easy for you to exercise your right to vote. Also, the novelist-satirist-poet Ishmael Reed believes that Tarantino's latest film is an “insult to the spaghetti western genre." I don't agree completely that our sole motivation is to stay fit enough to compete effectively. Part of HuffPost Black Voices. The soundtrack uses a variety of music genres, relying heavily on Spaghetti Western soundtrack.. Jamelle Bouie on the other hand, does a solid job pointing out how Django, in may ways, represents an alternative take on Hollywood's traditional depiction of slavery, stating: The most important thing about Django Unchained is that it's a reaction against, or corrective of, movies like Birth of a Nation and Gone with the Wind. For my taste, Django lingers a little too long in the slapstick comedy reminiscent of Blazing Saddles and in the subtle, buddy-flick humor of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. He gives us characters who pursue their desires ruthlessly. I see what you are saying but I think there's a whole lot of emotional intelligence going on in Tarantino's films - especially Django Unchained that is visually presented as to reach people on a subconscious experience level. I require the term deus ex machina. 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