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I don't think it was ever even considered that Schultz goes there alone, so it's not an addressed issue. The rest of my answer is speculative. First, it's Django's wife, so it is a matter of ego, and it is emotionally very important that he comes to her rescue. Given his temper, I have hard time imagining him waiting for Schultz to rescue her, even if it ...


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I haven't found any interviews with Tarantino or the rest of the crew to definitively answer this, but I think it's largely about the symbolism involved. Just before Django killed John Brittle, he is recited scripture from the Old Testament (about justice) to a slave girl, while he whips her. He believes he is right. He believes he is superior to the girl, ...


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I'll take a different tack and state what may be obvious: It's a conceit of the narrative that Django goes along. He's the protagonist of the film, so his involvement in all aspects of that narrative becomes necessary to keep him in that role. The film makes it abundantly clear that Candie's primary interest was in Mandingo fighting slaves. The remainder of ...


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I'll add my two cents as a short video producer with a film degree. In that sequence, I think there are only 4 shots that actually show Jamie Foxx holding the whip and hitting the guy. The rest of the shots either show Jamie by himself marching forward and flinging the whip around, or show the guy on the ground with a whip landing next to him, or show ...


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Note that the proper spelling is Brünnhilde, so "broom" is not the only change, also the -e to an -a. Tarantino pretty obviously took the spelling from the comic strip, but I see no symbolism there other than the obvious: humiliation of a slave woman who inside was a proud valkyrie, and mocking Southern whites ignorant of the Nibelungenlied, their cultural ...


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Actually, it was explained as to why Django went to Candieland. Shultz was the money man in their little plan, while Django was the one who had to identify the fighter they intended to purchase. Shultz explained this beforehand. In their plan, Django was to play the part of the experienced and expert fighter, and thus the best judge of the fighter they ...


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I think the movie is purposely making many illusions to mid and late 20th century popular culture as well. Broomhilda is not the only character named after a comic strip. Leonardo Di Caprio's character is named Calvin (Calvin and Hobbs) he lives on the Candie-Land (similar to the children's board game) ranch. Django and Broomhilda are supposed to be the ...



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