The trailer for ‘Waiting for the Barbarians’, which would be the debut of the Colombian filmmaker Ciro Guerra in a production spoken in English, with Johnny Depp as the protagonist.
The original story was written by J.M. Coetzee and published in 1980, follows the story of a magistrate who refuses to support his regime’s uprising in arms against the natives, who are rumored to plan an attack against the authority. Coetzee it is South African and the novel has been seen as an allegory of apartheid.
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The film’s synopsis reveals, “The magistrate (Mark Rylance) of an isolated frontier settlement on the frontier of a nameless empire seeks a simple retreat until the arrival of the Colonel Joll (Johnny Depp), whose task is to report on the activities of the ‘barbarians’ and on the security situation at the border. Joll leads a series of ruthless interrogations, which lead the magistrate to question his loyalty to the empire. “
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The film will star Mark Rylance, Johnn Depp, Robert pattinson Y Greta chess. On the other hand, Ciro War premiered in Netflix a series called ‘Green Border’, in addition to being working on the pre-production of a series about Hernan Cortes and his clash with him Aztec emperor, Moctezuma II, during the period of the conquest.
‘Waiting for the Barbarians’ will be available in VOD the next august 7th via Samuel Goldwyn Films.