Set in 18th century, old west, when slave traders and bounty hunters walked free, the movie tells the story of Django, a shackled African slave, and his incredible fight to free himself, and his wife Broomhilda from the clutches of brutal slave traders.
Title: Django Unchained
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Genre: Action, Adventure
Running time: 165 minutes
By sheer luck, Django gets his ticket to freedom when he is picked up by Christopher Waltz starring as Dr. Schultz, a bounty hunter to help identify the Brittle brothers. There is an an arrest warrant and a reward set for catching the Brittle brothers
Free from his shackles, Django now has to help Schultz track the brothers down. After killing the brothers, Django joins Schultz in his bounty hunting adventure.
As days pass, Django‘s remarkable skills with the gun blooms, as does his desire to reunite with his wife. With Dr. Schultz’s help, Django finally finds his wife, who is now owned by Calvin Candie,( Leonardo Di Caprio) a brutal slave trader in Mississippi.
Pretending to be slave traders, out to buy slaves for Mandingo fights, the duo first tries to lure Candie into selling Broomhilda. Samuel Jackson who plays Stephen, the loyal slave of Candie soon becomes suspicious of their motives. The movie has some killer dialogues, though the bold, unedited language and violence depicted may not be everyone’s cup of tea.
The performance by the cast is so brilliant that you instantly fall in love with some of the characters while it is hard to not hate Samuel Jackson, who plays the wicked evil villain determined to ruin Django’s rescue mission and shackle him again.
Originally released in 2012, the story line written by Quentin Tarantino is very gripping and gets you hooked till the end to find out if the trio finally succeeds in escaping from the dreaded Candyland plantation.
You can watch the trailer for the movie here: