Grindhouse: Planet Terror + Death Proof, double screening in Sitges
Double midnight screening in Sitges: Planet Terror, by Robert Rodriguez and Death Proof, by Quentin Tarantino. A unique occasion to see the Grindhouse project in Europe as it was originally conceived.
Attending the press conference were actresses Sidney T. Poitier and Zoe Bell, who also represents the jury in Sitges 07’s official selection.
Both actresses spoke about how Quentin Tarantino got them involved in the movie segment he directed, and commented on how enthusiastic and passionate the director is regarding “the art of filmmaking”.
Zoe Bell said that the female roles appearing in Tarantino’s films usually present archetypes of strong women, “mainly based on the women he’s met in his lifetime”. In addition, Sidney T. Poitier spoke about her relationship with the Grindhouse project and her interest in B movies: “I grew up with blacksplotation movies”, she said.