History Film / DjangoUnchained

7th Jul '16 8:38:28 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheMentor: Schultz is this to Django, teaching him the ropes as a bounty hunter both in terms of skills and in terms of cleverness. He even [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] their mythical roles in the story. He also teaches him how to read, which would have been incredibly subversive at the time. Indeed, in 1858, as a consequence of a couple of (brutally suppressed) slave rebellions, it was actually illegal to educate slaves, though, technically, given he promised he'd give Django his freedom after the Brittle business, this may not have been a problem. How he manages to teach him all that through the winter while actively hunting bounties is anyone's guess.



* TheObiWan: Schultz is this to Django, teaching him the ropes as a bounty hunter both in terms of skills and in terms of cleverness. He even [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] their mythical roles in the story. He also teaches him how to read, which would have been incredibly subversive at the time. Indeed, in 1858, as a consequence of a couple of (brutally suppressed) slave rebellions, it was actually illegal to educate slaves, though, technically, given he promised he'd give Django his freedom after the Brittle business, this may not have been a problem. How he manages to teach him all that through the winter while actively hunting bounties is anyone's guess.
5th Jun '16 7:37:07 AM VutherA
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* {{Gorn}}: Definitely one of Tarantino's gorier films, right up there alongside ''Film/InglouriousBasterds''. The final shootout has entire walls covered in blood.

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* {{Gorn}}: Definitely one of Tarantino's gorier films, right up there alongside ''Film/InglouriousBasterds''. The slaves in the opening scene executing their owner shows flesh flinging up to the height of the men and blood forcefully spraying out to ''twice'' their height, and the final shootout has entire walls covered in blood.
4th Jun '16 12:56:25 AM jormis29
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** An especially pointed one to BirthOfANation. The scene in which the proto-KKK riders charge in to the music from Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries" is lifted directly from the former movie, where it's the Klan's BigDamnHeroes moment. Given that "Django" immediately goes on to savagely mock the Klansmen with five minutes of SeinfeldianConversation followed by most of them dying in Schultz's trap, it's pretty clearly intended as a TakeThat.

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** An especially pointed one to BirthOfANation. ''Film/BirthOfANation''. The scene in which the proto-KKK riders charge in to the music from Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries" "Music/RideOfTheValkyries" is lifted directly from the former movie, where it's the Klan's BigDamnHeroes moment. Given that "Django" immediately goes on to savagely mock the Klansmen with five minutes of SeinfeldianConversation followed by most of them dying in Schultz's trap, it's pretty clearly intended as a TakeThat.
2nd Jun '16 8:39:46 PM tigerplish
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** The type of metal-framed kerosene lamp (technically a tubular hot-blast lantern) liberally seen in the beginning of the film wasn't invented until 1867, patented in 1868 and they were incorrectly set in the movie - the wicks were set way too high. Perhaps that was to squeeze every last lumen for filming. The later cold-blast lantern (1900) made twice the light.
2nd Jun '16 9:34:55 AM Viper16
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** An especially pointed one to BirthOfANation. The scene in which the proto-KKK riders charge in to the music from Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries" is lifted directly from the former movie, where it's the Klan's BigDamnHeroes moment. Given that "Django" immediately goes on to savagely mock the Klansmen with five minutes of SeinfeldianConversation followed by most of them dying in Schultz's trap, it's pretty clearly intended as a TakeThat.
2nd Jun '16 6:56:23 AM Viper16
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** Hilariously lampshaded in his introductory sequence. Having used a non-colloquial word ("parley"), he is ordered to "speak English," prompting him to laugh and apologize, "please forgive me, it is a second language."
20th Apr '16 2:00:40 PM DontKillBugs
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** Schultz's former career as a travelling dentist is likely a reference to [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Painless_Parker Edgar "Painless" Parker]], a real-life travelling dentist/sideshow act who travelled in a similar wagon.
1st Apr '16 10:50:26 PM KyleJacobs
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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: People in the ''antebellum'' South likely would not have been surprised to see a 'nigger on a horse', as slaves were often ordered to exercise their masters' horses and the sight of them riding around the area would not have been unusual.

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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: People in the ''antebellum'' South likely would not have been surprised to see a 'nigger black man on a horse', horse, as slaves were often ordered to exercise their masters' horses and the sight of them riding around the area would not have been unusual.



* CastingGag:
** Franco Nero, who plays the mandingo fighter Amerigo Vassepi in the film, was the title character in the 1966 spaghetti western ''Django'' from which Tarantino adapted the title of this film.
** Russ Tamblyn, who starred in ''Son of a Gunfighter'' in 1965 and plays one of the locals of Daughtrey who reacts in shock to the sight of a nigger on a horse, is credited as Son of a Gunfighter. And Creator/AmberTamblyn, his daughter, is credited as Daughter of a Son of a Gunfighter
7th Mar '16 6:24:00 PM stuffedninja
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7th Mar '16 6:23:39 PM stuffedninja
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* NothingUpMySleeve: Schultz has a special sleeve rig for a derringer, used to kill the sheriff of Daughtrey and later by Django to kill John Brittle. [[spoiler: Later Schultz uses it to kill Candie]]

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* NothingUpMySleeve: Schultz has a special sleeve rig for a derringer, used to kill the sheriff of Daughtrey and later by Django to kill John Brittle. [[spoiler: Later Schultz uses it to kill Candie]] Candie]].


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** Leonardo [=DiCaprio=] actually stopped during a scene because he was having "a difficult time" using so many racial slurs. Samuel L. Jackson then pulled him aside and told him, "Motherfucker, this is just another Tuesday for us."
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