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The therapy of "Inglourious Basterds"

I won't tell about the plot of this Quentin Tarantino's remake of the Enzo G. Castellari's military drama which was shot in the year 1978. On one hand, big part of the audience already has seen the "Inglourious Basterds". On the other one, I don't want to steel the pleasure from those who haven't seen it to lose themselves in the cobweb of tarantinial stories, (almost) traditionally constructed as a thriller novel: with chapters, life stories of different characters, deep looks into the pats and strays from the point.

"Basterds", it might be said, even doesn't have the main character. However, movie has a biggest star - Brad Pitt, on of those Hollywood cuties, who feel great in nonstandards: he has proven it in "Fight club", "Meet Joe Black" and in dozen of other films. B.Pitt's created American lieutenant Aldo Reine - jolly cutthroat, who can't stand with a thougt that afer war Nazis will take off the uniforms and nobody will recognize them. Therefore Lt. is practicing a branch of postmodern art - knifes swastikas on the caught Germans foreheads. Reine chops syllables in classic dialect of rustics in Southern America and doesn't throw away the manner even speaking Italian. Therefore I was repeating "a-rri-ve-der-ci" long after watching the film. Those who have seen, understand me.

However, Hans Landa (Christoph Waltz), an intellectual of Nazis army, who is proud of having the name of "Jews hunter" because he deserved it by tough work, hardly concede to Reine. Officer who is chasing all Jews in France with a satisfaction of the detective virtuoso, rarely miss a chance to philosophize for a minute and even more rarely - to drink a glass of milk.

The film is full of unforgettable personages. How can be evaluated properly always angry Hugo Stiglitz (Til Schweiger) from "Baterds" squad, who can crease up the whole audience without even ome smile of himself? Or what about Winston Churchill (Rod Taylor) who whumped only a few phrases in only a few minutes when he was filmed in a corner of the room? Or...

Read this paragraph only if you have seen the film. But it's time to approach the end. The most important thing in this film, to my mind, is the therapeutic effect of the culmination. Adolf Hitler and all his hangers-on are closed blindly in the cinema theatre, then burned down, burst and shot. Does triple revenge unchain? Anyway, looking at the cruelties of the World War II through the glass of sophisticated humor really releases certain constructions of thinking.