Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds up for top Cannes prize

April 24th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI  

Brad Pitt London, Apr 24 (ANI): World War II saga ‘Inglourious Basterds’ by Quentin Tarantino is one of several major titles which will compete for Cannes Film Festival’s top gong.

Others who have made the cut include Ken Loach’s Looking for Eric, starring French footballer Eric Cantona, and the latest films from Ang Lee,

Pedro Almodovar and Jane Campion.

At this year’s event, which runs from 13 to 24 May, twenty films will compete for the coveted Palme d’Or, reports The BBC.

Tarantino won the Palme d’Or in 1994 with his second film Pulp Fiction.

Inglourious Basterds, in which Brad Pitt appears, tells of a group of Jewish-American soldiers sent to Germany to kill Nazis. (ANI)

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