It’s 1969 in Los Angeles, the last years of classic Hollywood movies, and Rick Dalton, an actor who has fallen into oblivion and drinking, has to accept a villain role in a television series of cowboys. Each day he approaches the set and picks up his best friend, Cliff Booth, a war veteran who works as his double in the action sequences. At that time, young actress Sharon Tate and her husband, director Roman Polanski, move to Rick’s neighboring mansion. The very personal director Quentin Tarantino (Pulp fiction) has repeatedly indicated his intention to shoot only ten films and then retire. If these words are finally fulfilled, and we consider the two volumes of Kill Bill as the same project, we are faced with the ninth and penultimate film by the director of Knoxville, Tennessee. Once upon a time in … Hollywood is presented as a film testament, as it combines many of the elements of pop culture present in the previous works of Tarantino. But it is also one of his most personal works. Leonardo DiCaprio (The Reborn) and Brad Pritt (Damn Bastards) are the protagonist duo of this tribute to the buddy movies or movie of classic friends and, at the same time, snapshot of a whole era and a way of doing cinema and television. The squad of actors is one of the most luxurious in Tarantino’s filmography, especially Margot Robbie (Yo, Tonya) as Sharon Tate. They are accompanied by other interpreters with more or less brief appearances such as Kurt Russell (The Hateful Eight), Emile Hirsch (The Autopsy of Jane Doe), Bruce Dern (Remember Me), Timothy Olyphant (The Jungle 4.0), Al Pacino (The Merchant of Venice), Damian Lewis (A traitor like ours) as Steve McQueen and Margaret Qualley (IO), Austin Butler (The Dead Don’t Die) or Dakota Fanning (Twilight) as members of the Manson family, led by Damon Herriman (The Master of the water).