Quentin Tarantino Talks 'Inglorious Basterds' Soundtrack

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Quentin Tarantino
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Steve Kandell

From arcane genre tropes to unearthed pop nuggets (to, some might say, entire movies), Quentin Tarantino is nothing if not cinema's most astute borrower.

So it shouldn't come as any huge surprise that the soundtrack to his WWII revenge fantasy-cum-spaghetti western Inglorious Basterds doesn't just evoke classic Italian composer Ennio Morricone, it actually uses portions of his score from The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, among others.

In the clip below, the lantern-jawed auteur speaks (quickly, as is his custom) with Elvis Mitchell about his new movie's far-flung musical inspiration and what he does when he needs "a great piece of music for a rape scene."

WATCH: Quentin Tarantino talks Inglorious Basterds

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