From The Quentin Tarantino Archives
Jackie Brown is the third film by Quentin Tarantino, released 1997. It is Tarantino's so far only adaptation of a novel.
- Written and Directed by Quentin Tarantino
- Based on the novel Rum Punch by Elmore Leonard
- Genre: Crime/Drama/Thriller
- Running time: 154 minutes
- Release Dates
Tarantino provides a solid homage to the blaxploitation films of the 1970's with Jackie Brown. The film centers around a flight attendant who is stuck in the middle of a sting operation between the feds and an arms dealer. Struggling with her career, she tries to play all sides to emerge with a financial farewell present.
- Jackie Brown at the Internet Movie Database