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“Inglourious Basterds,” a glorious film produced by Lawrence Bender

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“Inglourious Basterds,” a 2009 film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, is among producer Lawrence Bender’s finest films. A frequent collaborator with Tarantino, Bender has produced all but three of Tarantino’s films. “Inglourious Basterds” has all the graphic violence fans have come to expect from Tarantino, but it is hardly misplaced in the setting of France during World War II. The movie ends with the death of Nazi leader Adolph Hitler, an intriguing bit of revisionist history. Brad Pitt puts in a fine performance as Aldo Raine, the leader of the Basterds, a Special Forces crew of Jewish Americans who spread fear through German forces by scalping its enemies. The Basterds hatched a plot to kill Hitler, along with numerous German brass including Hitler associate and propagan