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Pulp Fiction is 30 years old: discover 3 secrets of filming this legendary film

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Certain films have left their mark on the history of the seventh art. The production of a feature film, however, relies on a fragile balance that is often unknown to the general public. From casting to scenario choices, through enmities or moments of grace, the destiny of a nugget could sometimes have been very different. Here are 3 secrets from filming Pulp Fiction by Quentin Tarantino. In this feature film, several stories of crime and intrigue intersect across the four corners of Los Angeles.

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John Travolta had a private coach to prepare for his role

The actor confided that he never consumed drugs in his life, but he had to play the character of Vincent Vega who experiments with the consumption of narcotics. Never mind, Quentin Tarantino called on a former heroin addict friend, we learn Cinemablend.

His role ? Provide John Travolta with information on the state of ecstasy that the drug can cause at the moment. He suggested the actor drink a lot of tequila and sit in a hot pool, according to our colleagues.

Daniel Day-Lewis wanted to star in the film

He is a legend of the seventh art and undoubtedly one of the best actors in the history of Hollywood. Also, when Daniel Day-Lewis positioned himself to take over the role of Vincent Vega, it is hard to imagine the production refusing.

Yet this is what was recommended to do the infamous Harvey Weinstein. Finally, Quentin Tarantino decided and chose John Travolta. This choice paid off as the latter is excellent in Pulp Fiction.

Samuel L. Jackson got angry during the casting

He excelled in the role of Jules Winnfield, but Samuel L. Jackson coped faces tough competition to join the cast of Pulp Fiction. According to Vanity Fair, he owes his success to healthy anger during the last audition.

The actor was indeed moved for some time before he was confused with Laurence Fishburne. His performance seemed so threatening that the producers decided to call on his services.

That's all for this week. Did you appreciate this feature film when it was released in the cinema or did you discover it late in life?? Don't hesitate to remind us of your memories in the comments. If you liked the article, you can always find the previous part of this section here.

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Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116