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    Reservoir Dogs (Miramax, 1992). British Poster (40" X 60").
    Filmed in only 35 days, Reservoir Dogs refashioned Quentin Tarantino from a relatively unknown, unproduced screenwriter into one of the most significant filmmakers of the 1990s. It's a story about the events before and after an ill-fated jewelry heist carried out by leader Joe Cabot (Lawrence Tierney), and four hoodlums with color coded monikers -- Mr. White (Harvey Keitel), Mr. Pink (Steve Buscemi), Mr. Orange (Tim Roth), and Mr. Blonde (Michael Madsen). A study in pop culture violence and gangster cool, Tarantino manages to skillfully juxtapose brutality and humor, all while weaving in the theme of honor between men. For the international release, the distributor used posters for each of the main characters. It was quite a novel strategy at the time, and has now become very widespread. This large format British poster features Mr. White, aka Harvey Keitel against a (fittingly) blood splattered background. In excellent condition, only edge wear with wrinkling can be detected. Rolled, Very Fine+.


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