Τη δεκαετία του '90 θεωρούνταν η χαμένη ταινία θρύλος του Ταραντίνο. Ασπρόμαυρη και "ερασιτεχνική" ήταν καλά κλειδωμένη στα συρτάρια του σκηνοθέτη.

Πριν λίγα χρόνια όμως μια 36λεπτη εκδοχή του φιλμ ανέβηκε στο youtube (είχε ήδη παιχτεί σε φεστιβάλ) Και νομίζω ότι αξίζει να τη δει κανείς ολόκληρη -αν είναι φαν- ή έστω και για λίγο, για να καταλάβει πώς ξεκίνησε το φαινόμενο Ταραντίνο...

 

Αντιγράφω απ' τη wikipedia:

The project started in 1984, when Hamann wrote a short 30-40 page script about a young man who continually tries to do something nice for his friend's birthday, only to have his efforts backfire.

Tarantino became attached to the project as co-writer and director, and he and Hamann expanded the short script into an 80 page script. On an estimated budget of $5,000, they shot the film on 16mm over the course of the next four years. Hamann and Tarantino starred in the film, along with several video store and acting class buddies.

It is the most overtly comedic film that Tarantino has made. Tarantino has referred to this film as his "film school". Although the film was by his own admission very poorly directed, the experience gained from the film helped him in directing future films.