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This Happened - March 27: Quentin Tarantino Was Born

American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor Quentin Tarantino was born on this day in 1963.

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Has Quentin Tarantino won any awards for his films?

Quentin Tarantino has won numerous awards for his films, including two Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay for "Pulp Fiction" and "Django Unchained." His films have also won numerous other awards, including Golden Globe Awards, BAFTA Awards, and Cannes Film Festival awards.

Why are Quentin Tarantino's movies controversial?

Quentin Tarantino's films have sometimes been criticized for their depictions of and the glorification of violence and for their use of racially charged language and a broader insensitivity to issues of race.

What is Quentin Tarantino working on now?

As of September 2021, Quentin Tarantino had recently announced his retirement from filmmaking after completing his 10th film, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood." However, he has also expressed interest in continuing to work in other areas, such as writing books or directing plays.

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