Once upon a time in Hollywood: The true story of the murder of Sharon Tate at the hands of the Manson Family

copyrightOnce upon a time in Hollywood: The true story of the murder of Sharon Tate at the hands of the Manson Family

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio star in the film set in 1969 with the death of the actress as a backdrop.

Quentin Tarantino returns to the big screen with his ninth film Once upon a time in Hollywood, a story about the world of cinema in 1969 in which the murder of a pregnant Sharon Tate at the hands of the Charles Manson Family will function as a curtain background. The filmmaker, whose last project behind the cameras was The Odious Eight (2015), has recruited a fairly powerful cast that features Brad Pitt (War Machine) and Leonardo DiCaprio (The Reborn) as protagonists.

For you to keep the story - real and fictional - and the cast of Tarantino, in SensaCine we have compiled everything we know about the film to date.

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Set in Los Angeles in 1969, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, it follows Rick (DiCaprio), a television actor who has worked on a successful fiction but has trouble remaining famous. Therefore, he decided to take a place in the world of cinema. His friend Cliff (Pitt), who is also his action double, will set the same goal as the protagonist. Meanwhile, Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski become their neighbors.


The story of the protagonists is fiction, but the framework on which the events of the film will take place are real. In this way, Rick and Cliff will move through a scenario marked by the Cold War, the coming to power of Richard Nixon, the 'hippie' movement, Woodstock and free love, the arrival of man on the Moon and, of course, the fact that more weight will play in history: the murder of Sharon Tate at the hands of The Family of Charles Manson. How does this last fact connect with the protagonists? Easy, Tarantino has turned DiCaprio's character into Roman Polanski's neighbor.

On August 8, 1969, Tate was two weeks away from giving birth to the son she was waiting for with her husband, director of The Devil's Seed and Chinatown who was in London that day. The actress was at home with stylist Jay Sebring, aspiring writer Voytek Frykowski and his girlfriend and heiress of the company Cafes Folger Abigail Folger. All of them were stabbed to death by the Manson sect and their bodies were found by the housekeeper the next day. Also the 18-year-old Steven Parent, friend of the housekeeper and sole survivor William Garretson.

It would not be until November of that same year when it was discovered that Susan Atkins, Manson, Tex Watson, Patricia Krenwinkel and Linda Kasabian were the executors of the massacre. Manson was a frustrated musician who thought that a racial war was about to begin. For example, he believed that The Beatles' music warned of a nearby holocaust he called 'Helter Skelter', the title of a song by the British group that they wrote on the walls of Tate's house. Manson believed that the only ones who would survive this conflict would be his followers and, after realizing that music producer Terry Melcher was not going to promote his musical aspirations, he felt betrayed and thought about accelerating racial war by killing wealthy people and doing Believe the culprits were the Black Panthers.

As reported on the crime that occurred in 10050 of Cielo Drive, Manson's group climbed the fence of Polanski's property and entered the house to corner the four occupants. When Watson told them to lie face down, Sebring asked them to consider Tate's status but was shot. Frykowski and Folger escaped, but they were killed in the entrance garden. Tate begged to kidnap her so she could give birth to her son and then end her life, but they killed her by stabbing 16 stabs. Later, Atkins dipped a towel in blood and wrote "PIG" (PIG) ​​at the front door of the house.

Manson was also charged but did not go to Tate's house that night. He had been in it before, when it was inhabited by Melcher and, although the music producer no longer lived in it, for Manson it represented his rejection against the established 'show business'. Therefore, he ordered his followers to go there and kill everyone present while he remained at the Spahn Ranch, the residence of Manson and his followers.

In addition to DiCaprio and Pitt, who will give life to fictional characters, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood has a wide cast of actors and actresses:

· The real characters

Margot Robbie (Suicide Squad) gets into the skin of Sharon Tate and Emile Hirsch (The Outsider) in that of stylist Jay Sebring.

Damian Lewis (Homeland), meanwhile, gives life to Steve McQueen, who was saved from the killing by skipping dinner by meeting a woman. The actor, at that time, was married to actress Neile Adams.

On the other hand, Dakota Fanning (The Alienist) plays Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme, one of Manson's followers who tried to assassinate President Gerald Ford in 1975. Lena Dunham, meanwhile, is another of Manson's followers: Catherine 'Gipsy' Share. The chosen one to get into the skin of the leader of the Family is Damon Herriman.

Burt Reynolds (Dog Years) is George Spahn, an elderly and almost blind rancher who allowed the Charles Manson Family to live on his property in California.

Nicholas Hammond (Smiles and Tears) is the director and actor Sam Wanamaker, who became the main driver of the modern recreation of The Globe theater. Luke Perry (Feeling of living), on the other hand, brings Scotty Lancer to life. Although not too many details have been revealed about this role, the truth is that Scott Lancer was the name of a character played by Wayne Maunder in the 'western' of CBS Lancer (1968-1970).

· The fictional characters

The film also features Al Pacino (The Irishman) in the role of Marvin Schwarz, the protagonist's representative. Finally, Clifton Collins Jr. (Westworld) is Ernesto 'El Mexicano' Vaquero and Keith Jefferson (The Hateful Eight) Land Pirate Keith.

· Signings without character

The cast ends James Marsden (Westworld), Timothy Olyphant (Santa Clarita Diet), Kurt Russell (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2), Tim Roth (An unexpected robbery), Michael Madsen (Dead on Time), Zoë Bell (The Hateful Eight), Julia Butters (13 hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi) and Aundrea Smith (Zombies).

The film's title is a tribute to Sergio Leone, the head director of Tarantino. Once upon a time ... in Hollywood refers to the films Once Upon a Time in America (1984) and Once Upon a Time in the West (1968).

Once upon a time in Hollywood arrives at the Spanish movie theaters on August 15. On these lines, do not miss the trailer.


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