ITA313H5 • Italian Cinema: The Effect of Spaghetti Westerns on the Films of Quentin Tarantino

(Offered in English) This course explores the influence that Spaghetti Westerns and, in particular, the works of Sergio Leone had on the Italian-American auteur, Quentin Tarantino. Works, from both Leone and Tarantino, are analyzed through a variety of lenses (cinematographic, cultural, theoretical). Films include A Fistful of Dollars, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The Hateful Eight, Kill Bill, Once Upon a Time in America, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Pulp Fiction. 

Open to all students. If enrolled in an Italian Minor, Major or Specialist program: ITA200Y5 or permission of department. 
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