- Set in the South two years before the Civil War, Django Unchained stars Django, a slave whose brutal history with his former owners lands him face-top-face with German-born bounty hunter, Dr. King Schultz. Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, and only Django can lead him to his bounty. The unorthodox Schultz acquires Django with a promise to free him upon the capture of the Brittles - dead or alive. Success leads Schultz to free Django, though the two men choose not to go their separate ways. Instead, Schultz seeks out the South's most wanted criminals with Django by his side. But, Django remains focused on one goal: finding and rescuing Broomhilda, the wife he lost to the slave trade long ago. If Django and Schultz are to escape with Broomhilda, they must choose between independence and solidarity, between sacrifice and survival!