Sharon Tate's sister in awe of Margot Robbie's portrayal
Sharon Tate's sister Debra has praised Quentin Tarantino for taking the time to discuss his film with her.
Sharon Tate's sister Debra is in awe of how Margot Robbie brought her late sister back to life in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
Debra has long been sceptical of fillmmakers depicting her sibling's brutal 1969 murder at the hands of the Manson Family on screen, but met with director Quentin Tarantino to discuss his movie before filming. And after attending the movie's Los Angeles premiere on Monday, she expressed her delight at Margot's portrayal of Sharon - a Hollywood star who was married to filmmaker Roman Polanski.
According to TMZ.com, Debra said Robbie's portrayal actually made her feel like she was visiting her sister, adding: "I wasn't disappointed."
The 66-year-old also praised Quentin for taking the time to discuss how he would depict Sharon, unlike other filmmakers.
"It's the first time ever that I haven't been lied to or tricked or not given any consideration whatsoever," she explained.
Editors at the website claim Debra is so impressed with Margot's performance, she'd like the I, Tonya star to play her sister in a biopic.
She also reportedly praised the film, which shows the brutal side of Hollywood at the end of its 1960s golden age, for perfectly capturing the time period, and hopes it will remind people how horrific Charles Manson's followers' crimes were.
Sharon was killed alongside three friends and a teenage visitor by the cult leader's disciples after they invaded her and her husband's rented apartment in August 1969. She was eight-and-a-half months pregnant at the time. The Pianist filmmaker was not at home as he was working in Europe.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood shows in cinemas from 26 July.
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