Quentin Tarantino directs this ensemble action drama set in Europe during World War Two. In the first of two converging storylines, Shosanna (Melanie Laurent), a young Jewish womanin occupied France, seeks to avenge the death of her parents by the Nazis after narrowlyescaping execution herself and fleeing to Paris. There she creates a new identity for herself as the owner and manager of a cinema. Meanwhile, a group of Jewish American soldiers known as 'The Basterds', led by First Lieutenant Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt), joins forces withGerman actress and undercover agent Bridget von Hammersmark (Diane Kruger) to take down the leaders of The Third Reich. The Basterds cross paths with Shosanna when her cinema, which has been commandeered by the Nazis for thescreening of their latest propaganda film, becomes the target for their next attack. However, unbeknown to them, Shosanna has devised arevenge plan of her own. Christoph Waltz gained the Best Supporting Actor Awards at boththe 2010 BAFTAs and Academy Awards for his portrayal of the devious Colonel Hans Landa.