Re: RARA-AVIS: Higgins and Tarantino

From: Juri Nummelin (
Date: 21 Nov 2001

On Wed, 21 Nov 2001, Carrie Pruett wrote:

> Interesting point - I've seen a lot in the media about the films that
> influenced Tarantino but, even if he doesn't look like it, I wouldn't be
> surprised if the guy has read quite a bit of HB as well (I suppose the title
> "Pulp Fiction" ought to give a hint of this, but I've still never heard that
> much discussion of what "fiction" actually influenced his films.

Tarantino made a contract of four (or five) more Leonard films, the first of which was supposed to be "40 Lashes", a Western after Leonard's novel "40 Lashes Less One". But it seems he's not making it anymore. Does anyone know more?


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