Uma Thurman and director Quentin Tarantino put on an affectionate display in Cannes "There has always been an attraction," a second insider added."She has indulged him from time to time and that's how their relationship has always worked." Uma is something of a muse for Quentin, who first directed her in the 1994 film Quentin Tarantino is said to have loved Uma Thurman for years "He's a very extroverted, public person. We're just very different characters, but somehow or other…" While Quentin has reportedly held long had feelings for Uma, timing has been something of an issue.
Quentin, 51, and Uma, 44, attended a number of red carpet events together at the festival, including the closing ceremony.
The willowy blonde, dressed a custom-made Marchesa gown, walked arm-in-arm with the director, and seemed very affectionate towards him as they posed for the cameras.
He always tries to find a role for her, or have her involved somehow." Tarantino, for his part, has previously been linked to stars like Kathy Griffin, Mira Sorvino, and even fellow director Sofia Coppola.
He was most recently linked to costume designer Courtney Hoffman, though that relationship recently ended as well.
Thurman was married to fellow actor Ethan Hawke from 1998 to 2006, during which time they had two children — daughter Maya, 16, and son Levon, 12.
The actress also recently ended her engagement to hedge-funder Arki Busson, with whom she has a daughter — 22-month-old Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson.
Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman have reportedly taken their 20-year friendship to the next level.
The famed director is said to have embarked on a new romance with Uma, one month after her split from fiancé Arpad 'Arki' Busson.
"I think we're really different people actually, but that's what's fun about talking to each other. We're just very different characters, but somehow or other…" she trailed, finishing the sentence with a shrug. Thurman was married to Ethan Hawke for six years before divorcing in 2004.
We have very different perspectives," she explained. PHOTOS: Crazy things stars do for love Over the years, the two appeared to share a strong bond of friendship offscreen: Thurman, after all, famously let Tarantino sip from her Louboutin heel in 2010, while poking fun at his rumored foot fetish! Together, the stars share daughter Maya, 16, and son Levon, 12.