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[news] Tarantino to attend Rolling Roadshow Tour in Almeria, Spain


#1

Let me just quote…

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The 2008 Rolling Roadshow Tour

The Sergio Leone Edition



Every summer, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema takes to the road, departing from Austin, Texas on a whirlwind tour and hosting free 35mm screenings of famous movies in famous places. Known as The Rolling Roadshow Tour, it has been to the Field of Dreams in Iowa to show Field of Dreams with Kevin Costner live in person, Devil’s Tower in Wyoming for a screening of Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind and Alcatraz Island for a screening of Escape From Alcatraz. In 2008, The Rolling Roadshow Tour is paying tribute to one of the most influential film series of the modern age, Sergio Leone’s “dollars” trilogy, Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More and The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.



Quentin Tarantino will be in attendance at the screenings and will introduce one of the films.



The Leone “Dollars” Trilogy

In 1964, Sergio Leone, an assistant director of Italian “sword and sandal” movies traveled to the Almeria region of Spain to shoot a small film based on Akira Kurosawa’s samurai adventure Yojimbo. The leading man was an unknown American bit-part television actor who at 34 years old was well past his matinee-idol potential. The film, was A Fistful of Dollars; the actor, Clint Eastwood. No one could have imagined the explosive force of this seemingly modest film. Sergio Leone is now considered by many film historians to be one of the most influential directors of all time. Few films have reshaped the visual style of cinema more than Sergio Leone’s quintessential “Spaghetti Western” trilogy, and even fewer films elevate the filming location to the status on par with lead actor. Like John Ford’s American southwest, Leone’s Almeria region plays a vital role in shaping the emotion and spirit of his films. Leone’s stylistic and graphic depictions of the Old West elevated a marginalized genre to an art form and influenced today’s filmmakers.



About The Alamo Drafthouse

Founded in 1997 by Tim and Karrie League in Austin, Texas, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema combines new release films, repertory programming and a variety of unique special events all under one roof, as well as full food and beverage menu served right to your seat. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema was named the “#1 Theater in America” by Entertainment Weekly Magazine. Founders Tim and Karrie League will be travelling with the Rolling Roadshow to Almeria to host the Leone Edition of the Rolling Roadshow Tour.





If you are planning to visit the area and stay for a while in the Almeria region, contact Tuco Tours, who offer guided and self-guided tours of all of the Sergio Leone locations.



Rolling Roadshow media inquires please contact info@rollingroadshow.com





Shows & Screenings



* FISTFUL OF DOLLARS at Cortijo el Sotillo, Spain

@ Rolling Roadshow

o Friday, June 06, 2008

+ 8:30p

* FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE in Almeria Spain

@ Rolling Roadshow

o Saturday, June 07, 2008

+ 8:30p

* THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY in Almeria Spain

@ Rolling Roadshow

o Sunday, June 08, 2008

+ 8:30p
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#2

Pretty awesome! See ya there! I’ll be the guy in the sombrero sipping a margarita!


#3

seriously, I’ll try very hard to go, but the dinero… I only have a fistful of dollars, no more…


#4

I don’t have any dollars, I’m more desperate, ahah. I could go there cause Spain ain’t that far from France but it’s still very expensive.



Do we have any spanish user going there ? I’m sure it’ll be awesome to go there and see a movie introduced by QT. I got this chance myself too last year in Cannes when he introduced Rio Bravo, wasn’t planned, even better to see him entering the showroom and then commenting on the movie.



Btw it’s a few days after Cannes too. Since he’ll be there for the masterclass, I bet he’ll stay at the fest during the whole week cause he so loves it. And then he’ll spend some days in Spain before the Rolling Roadshow Tour.


#5

[quote=“Sebastian”]
seriously, I’ll try very hard to go, but the dinero… I only have a fistful of dollars, no more…
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ba-dum-TISH!!



Seb will be at The Comedy Cafe all week folks! :slight_smile:


#6

there are a few folks from the SWDB going for sure… and Quentin


#7

It sounds like an awesome thing to goto. I’ll def be interested in hearing about it.


#8

[quote=“Sebastian”]
there are a few folks from the SWDB going for sure… and Quentin
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Sounds perfect. We’ll get reviews about the screenings then :wink:


#9

And hopefully some new Q-Tube action!



I so wish I could win the lottery. Then I could go, and take y’all along too, and have a massive party. What? It’s good to have dreams.


#10

yeah same here, I’ll most likely not be able to go… unless someobody orders a few segways through our Amazon links or something ;-p


#11

I’ll be covering the event after all. Y’all can look forward to a bunch of great pictures. The coverage will most likely be split up between tarantino.info and the SWDB


#12

Awesome! Have fun duder! Say hi to QT if you get a chance. :smiley:


#13

Great news, Seb ! Not surprising from you, you HAD to be there for the QTA and the SWDB :smiley:


#14

Seb, you Are Da MAN! Fuck yeah! Bring us back loads of cool shit!!!


#15

Lucky guy, sounds awesome.


#16

although they said QT will attend all three screenings it is more than likely that he will only be at the GBU screening and introduce that film. I’m already looking forward to the after party. Those are not only great because parties in general are great, but because back in the old days that’s where the after-set parties were, as well


#17

Seb! We NEED PICTURES!


#18

ok I’ll make sure I take pictures of people’s feet, for Geoi’s foot fetish


#19

[quote=“Sebastian”]
ok I’ll make sure I take pictures of people’s feet, for Geoi’s foot fetish
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Oh Sebby bear, you are so sweet.


#20

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okay no feet pictures then.



But the good news is, he’ll start pre-production