Tarantino’’s Inglorious Basterds to hit US theatres on Aug 21

January 5th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI  

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Melbourne, Jan 5 (ANI): Quentin Tarantino’’s latest film, a World War II epic Inglourious Basterds, starring Brad Pitt, will release in the US on August 21.

The movie, also featuring Mike Myers and Diane Kruger, is about a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as The Basterds, who spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis, reports the Daily Telegraph.

The Basterds come into contact with a French-Jewish teenage girl who works in a theatre in Paris, where an infatuated German war hero persuades his superiors to screen their latest propaganda film.

The film also features Samuel L Jackson as narrator. Universal Pictures is handling international distribution.

International release dates will be announced shortly. (ANI)

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