Maverick director Quentin Tarantino's upcoming two-part movie Kill Bill
will be eligible for awards in two separate OSCAR years - effectively meaning
the film could win two best picture gongs.
The marital arts revenge saga starring Uma Thurman and Lucy Liu was
originally planned as a single movie, but because of its length, Tarantino and
MIRAMAX FILMS decided to split it in two, and open the first part in America
Originally studio insiders believed the second installment would follow
soon after, qualifying it for the same Academy Awards ceremony next March
However, Miramax have confirmed the second volume will be released on 20
February (04), meaning it can only be considered for nomination at the Oscars
The decision to split the film has angered American critics, who argue the
decision is just a money-making ploy to earn twice as much in ticket sales.
Miramax has hit back, insisting the movie was too long to remain a single