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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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According to this article Tarantino is a big fan of Australian exploitation cinema and wanted to work with actors from 70s Australian cinema because he thought it would be "cool." The characters were written as indentured servants - the mining company payed their way over from Australia years before and they are working for the mining company to "pay off" ...


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First of all, she is indeed spelled Broomhilda (with an "M") both in the credits and throughout the movie. I think it's only Schultz who calls her Brunhilda due to his habits. I just understood that as a parody of the original name, emphasizing her status as a slave, since she's supposed to carry a broom when cleaning up behind her masters, something along ...


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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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There were certainly plenty of witnesses to the event. The household help who were allowed to escape still continue to be slaves of the Candies. IMO, both the housekeeper and Candie's mistress, Sheba (?), would, perhaps with a little persuasion, be happy to cooperate with any investigators. And investigation there will be, considering the nature of the ...


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I didn't catch any reference to future sequels — also because sequels are not decided by open endings or similar stuff, they are decided by the money the film managed to make and the likelihood of a sequel having a similar success (and revenue) —, rather a reference and play on the popular and fixed expression fastest gun in the west. I can't find an ...


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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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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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Anybody think schultz poisoned dicaprio? he walks off scene after asking for a pen and.then comes back and give dicaprio the penn. when schultz takes the pen youll notice he grabs it in a certain spot, as apposed to dicaprio grabbed it full fisted. i think he poisoned him and was gonna leave but by shaking his hand he wouldve been poisoned as well. back ...



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