Quentin Tarantino Defends Margot Robbie’s Smaller Role as Sharon Tate: 'It's Not Her Story'

PEOPLE.com | 5/23/2019 | Staff
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Quentin Tarantino is defending his decision to keep Margot Robbie‘s role in his new film minimal.

The Once Upon a Time in Hollywood director, 56, shut down a female reporter from The New York Times during a press conference on Wednesday after she asked him why Robbie, 28, had little to do or say in the film.

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“I reject your hypothesis,” Tarantino said.

Now, in an interview with IndieWire, the director and screenwriter explained why he chose to make the role of Sharon Tate (Robbie) smaller than the roles played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt.

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“There was a little bit more of her; everybody lost sequences,” Tarantino told the outlet. “It’s not her story, it’s Rick’s story. It’s not even Cliff’s.”

He added, “And [Tate] is an angelic presence throughout the movie, she’s an angelic ghost on earth, to some degree, she’s not in the movie, she’s in our hearts.”

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