Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood is an American drama written, co-produced and directed by Quentin Tarantino, scheduled for release in 2019.
The film is presented in official competition at the Cannes Festival 2019
1969, in Hollywood. The hippie movement is at its peak and manifests massively against the ongoing Vietnam war. Richard Nixon is elected as the new President of the United States, succeeding Lyndon B. Johnson, while the Stonewall riots lead to a movement to liberate LGBT people.
A pivotal year in U.S. history, also shaken by the advent of “New Hollywood,” a film movement that buries classic Hollywood cinema, known as “Old Hollywood.”, and is illustrated by the empowerment of the directors within the major American studios and the radical representation of themes previously taboo and forbidden by the Hays code such as violence, sexuality, etc
Rick Dalton – the declining star of a western television series – and Cliff Booth – his forever stand-in, witness the artistic metamorphosis of a Hollywood that they no longer recognize at all while trying to revive their careers. Moreover, in the middle of summer, August 9, Hollywood will be forever marked by a barbaric fact: the assassination of actress Sharon Tate, wife of Franco-Polish filmmaker Roman Polanski and neighbor of Rick Dalton, and of his friends in his villa, by the followers of guru Charles Manson.