Waiting for the Barbarians

112 minutes 2019 5.9

Waiting for the Barbarians centers on the crisis of conscience of the Magistrate (Mark Rylance) who is a loyal servant of the Empire working in a tiny frontier town, doing his best to ignore an inevitable war with the “barbarians”. After he witnesses the cruel and unjust treatment of prisoners of war, he reconsiders his role in the regime and carries out a quixotic act of rebellion.

The film is not playable outside of Norway
Category: Feature Film
Genre: Drama
Actors: Mark Rylance, Johnny Depp, Robert Pattinson
Author: J.M. Coetzee
Director: Ciro Guerra
Producer: Monika Bacardi, Michael Fitzgerald, Andrea Iervolino, Olga Segura
Script: J.M. Coetzee
Country: Italy, USA
Language: English