OREANDA-NEWS Quentin Tarantino called Timur Bekmambetov his favorite contemporary Russian director. About this he told the publication RIA Novosti.

“I love his Night Watch, I think it's a fantastic picture. By the way, I watched his early tapes, for example, Gladiatrix, which is also amazing, ”the director said.

Tarantino also admitted that his favorite Soviet director is Sergey Eisenstein. “Come on, you can’t help but love his work!” His "Alexander Nevsky" is simply unreal! The battle scene on the frozen lake alone is a masterpiece, ”recalls the director.

At the moment, Tarantino’s latest project is "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood". The picture was released on July 26.