Exclusive Preview: Robert Rodriguez in Tarantino XX

The Sin City director tells stories about his visit to the Kill Bill set in the new Blu-ray collection, in stores November 20, 2012.

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"You owe it to yourself to go see what you're doing. You're working on a classic."

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Quentin Tarantino got his start working at a video store, at The Video Archives in Manhattan Beach, CA. Now, a boxed set of his films, Tarantino XX, is one of the biggest home video events of the season. The set, which includes Reservoir Dogs, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill Volumes 1 & 2, Death Proof and Inglourious Basterds, also provides two discs of new special features. That's where you'll find Tarantino's friend and frequent collaborator Robert Rodriguez, the director of Sin City and Desperado, describing his visit to the set of Kill Bill, at a particularly dramatic moment when morale was low and even Tarantino hadn't seen any of his own footage. What saved the day? You can find out in this exclusive clip from Tarantino XX, featuring Robert Rodriguez!

The ten-disc set Tarantino XX will be available in stores on November 20, 2012.

From the Press Release:


Tarantino XX contains eight films chosen by Tarantino to illustrate the first 20 years of his career, featuring the films that helped define his early success, including Reservoir Dogs, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill Vol. 1, Kill Bill Vol. 2, Death Proof and Inglourious Basterds.  To complete the stunning high definition 10-disc set, the Tarantino XX: 8-Film Collection also features two discs with five hours of all-new bonus material, highlighted by a critics’ retrospective on Tarantino’s groundbreaking catalog of films and  “20 Years of Filmmaking” that contains interviews with critics, stars and other masters of cinema.

Tarantino XX: 8-Film Collection showcases one of the most innovative filmmakers of our time and is a must-have for serious film fans, as Tarantino’s highly-anticipated new film, Django Unchained, prepares to hit theaters.  Honoring the 20th anniversary of Reservoir Dogs – the cultural milestone that brought Tarantino to the forefront as a cinematic legend – the collection is highlighted by recurring appearances from celebrated actors including Uma Thurman (Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill), Samuel L. Jackson (Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill), Tim Roth (Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction) and Steve Buscemi (Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction), and also includes starring performances from iconic actors such as Brad Pitt (Inglourious Basterds), Pam Grier (Jackie Brown) and Robert Forster (Jackie Brown).

Tarantino XX on Blu-ray also features striking, original artwork designed and illustrated by MONDO (www.mondotees.com).  Housed in collectible packaging, the Tarantino XX: 8-Film Collection will be available for the suggested retail price of $119.99.