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Quentin Tarantino to be honoured in Italy

Posted on Dec 30, 09:38AM | IANS

Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino will be honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the International Rome Film Festival.

The 49-year-old will be awarded ahead of the European premiere of his new film "Django Unchained" in Italy next month.

Composer Ennio Morricone, who worked with the director on the movie, will present Tarantino with his latest accolade, reports contactmusic.com.

The movie is inspired by Sergio Corbucci's 1966 spaghetti western "Django", which starred Franco Nero.

Nero has a small role in Tarantino's "Django Unchained" as well.