The ninth and, if you can believe a longstanding promise, the penultimate film by Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood has been shrouded in a great secret: a love letter to Tinseltown from the late ’60s? the story of a vanishing actor and his specialist? a rethinking of the Manson family murders? The answer is all of the above: dream territory for the narrator most obsessed with moviedom cinema.
Our path to the world before California’s Manson in 1969 is through actor Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his double/only friend, Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt). Dalton was the star of a successful Rawhide-style television show called Bounty Law, but he left to pursue a career in films that were never successful. Forced to return to television, he presents himself as a bad guy and contemplates a season in the West to restore his starring status. Meanwhile Cliff, with no job as a real double because of his past, serenely travels the city, repairs Dalton’s television antenna, appears at home to feed Brandy, the pit bull who steals the scene.
All the distinctive features of Quentin Tarantino are here: the black humor, the precisely designed dialogue, the soundtrack of the record machine and, of course, the bare feet. But there is a sincere lament for the death of the “old” Hollywood, and the world that could have been, which points to it as Tarantino’s most sincere and emotionally mature work since Jackie Brown.
The film’s sense of time and place is simply astounding. This is a nostalgic tribute to the sun-drenched Hollywood of the late 1960s, where cars circulate carefree on the street, and neon movie theater signs dominate Hollywood Boulevard. It’s a dazzling recreation of an old Tinseltown.
If Manson represents the changes that are about to sweep America in general, Dalton personifies the changing face of movie stars. DiCaprio does some of his most discreet work here, as Dalton struggles with his own extinction. Pitt operates well within his comfort zone as Booth, which is part of Tyler Durden, part of Rusty Ryan, but takes most of the film’s most rewarding moments. And while it’s true that Tate plays Dalton and Booth’s third violin, Robbie is often required to do little more than move angelically through the scenes, his inclusion comes with a point that we’re not going to spoil here, apart from saying it’s an inspired tribute to a star tragically taken before its time.
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