Inside Tarantino’s ‘Pulp Fiction’ reunion and engagement party – Page Six

Quentin Tarantino and his fiancée Daniella Pick celebrated their engagement at a starry party in New York hosted by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

The party became a “Pulp Fiction” reunion as guests who came to toast the iconic writer/director and his beautiful bride-to-be included “Kill Bill” stars Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson and Bruce Willis.

Also there at Saturday’s intimate party at Socialista in Soho were Tarantino actors Harvey Keitel and Diane Kruger.

Tarantino, 54, first met the stunning Israeli singer, actress and model Pick, 33, when he was promoting his 2009 movie “Inglorious Basterds” in Israel. They reconnected in 2016, and he proposed in Los Angeles this summer.

Weinstein – who hosted the party with his Marchesa designer wife Georgina Chapman – told Tarantino during the toast, “When you make a movie like ‘Inglourious Bastards’ not only did you get an Oscar but you got Daniella.”

His movie mogul brother Bob Weinstein added, “I’ve known Quentin for 26 years – In 26 years Quentin has never once returned my phone call. He met Daniella and finally gave me a call and I’m sure she was sitting right next to him telling him to call me.”

Tarantino muse Thurman also gave a moving toast, saying how generous he had been to her, and how delighted she was to see him happy with Daniella.

Keitel also spoke, saying of playing Mr. White in “Reservoir Dogs,” Winston Wolf in “Pulp Fiction” and Jacob Fuller in “From Dusk Till Dawn,” “I feel like I can’t get rid of Quentin.”

Harvey and Bob gave the couple a Leica 35mm camera with an engraved camera case that reads “Mr. And Mrs. Tarantino” with plenty of 35mm film to capture their happy moments together. Georgina also gave Daniella a diamond ‘T bracelet’ from Tiffany’s to represent her soon-to-be new initial.

While Tarantino and Pick flew in from Los Angeles, her sister Sharona – with whom Daniella launched a singing career as a duo in the early 2000s – travelled from Israel to join the party. Their father Svika Pick is a legendary musical figure in Israel, having written and performed countless hit songs. He even took part in the Eurovision Song Contest – a quirky live televised singing competition between European countries, plus a few other nations that aren’t even in Europe – seven times, but never won. But his song “Diva” performed by Dana International won in 1998.

The couple has already celebrated their engagement at a party with her extended family in Israel. Svika has said about the upcoming nuptuals, “There is joy in our family.”

Tarantino’s engagement to Pick surprised some of his fans after he told GQ in 2009, “Here’s the thing, when I’m doing a movie, I’m not doing anything else. It’s all about the movie. I don’t have a wife. I don’t have a kid. Nothing can get in my way. The whole f–king world can go to hell and burst into flames. I don’t care. This is my life. It’s Mount Everest.”

But Pick has clearly changed Tarantino’s mind. He is currently writing his next movie, his ninth, and has said he would retire after his tenth film, although those who know Tarantino well say they don’t believe he’ll never stop writing, and he would focus on theater, books and TV.

A source added the wedding is expected to take place next year, and while no location has yet been decided on, it would have to be somewhere sweepingly cinematic or uniquely eccentric for Tarantino.


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