Watch Quentin Tarantino's dad dancing on the set of Pulp Fiction's iconic sequence

Go behind the scenes at Jack Rabbit Slims' twist contest with Tarantino, Uma Thurman, and John Travolta

Clarisse Loughrey@clarisselou
Monday 04 January 2016 13:17
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The IMDB site includes trivia on each production. For Pulp Fiction, above, one fact reads: 'The shot of Vincent plunging the syringe into Mia's chest was filmed by having John Travolta pull the needle out, then running the film backwards'
The IMDB site includes trivia on each production. For Pulp Fiction, above, one fact reads: 'The shot of Vincent plunging the syringe into Mia's chest was filmed by having John Travolta pull the needle out, then running the film backwards'

How did cinema's coolest dance sequence make it to screen?

With Tarantino's latest, The Hateful Eight, about to hit UK screens; here's a chance to look back to one of the most iconic moments in his filmography.

This behind-the-scenes clip shows Uma Thurman, John Travolta, and Tarantino all on set for the filming of the Jack Rabbit Slims twist contest. Thurman and Travolta's moves look just as cool off-screen as they do on; the same can't be quite said of Tarantino. Swept up in the scene's energy, the director loses himself to the jiving beats of Chuck Berry's "You Never Can Tell", pulling out some serious dad dancing moves in the process. 

Hey, enthusiasm is what's important.

Pulp Fiction

A magia de um set de cinema em Pulp Fiction de 1994.Se liga no diretor Quentim Tarantino dançando junto com os atores e operando a camera em uma das cenas mais clássicas de todos os tempos

Posted by Super Cinema on Thursday, 31 December 2015

The Jack Rabbit Slims set ended up costing the heftiest portion of the film's budget, $150,000 out of its total $8.5M, built in a Culver City warehouse which also housed the film's production offices.

The Hateful Eight hits UK theatres 8 January.

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