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Young Quentin Goes to the Movies

How ‘Point Blank’ influenced Tarantino’s directorial debut, ‘Reservoir Dogs’

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In the late ’60s, young Quentin Tarantino saw the surrealistic revenge thriller Point Blank. This pioneering genre-buster shares Quentin’s ambitions and anxieties, leading to connections that can be drawn straight to his directorial debut, Reservoir Dogs. It also reminds him of the film he considers his own undiscovered classic.

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