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Waiting for the Barbarians

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In Theaters: August 7, 2020

On DVD/Blu-ray: September 8, 2020

Drama | 1h 52m

Waiting for the Barbarians

The Magistrate (Mark Rylance) of an isolated frontier settlement on the border of an unnamed empire looks forward to an easy retirement until the arrival of Colonel Joll (Johnny Depp), whose task it is to report on the activities of the 'barbarians' and on the security situation on the border. Joll conducts a series of ruthless interrogations, which leads the Magistrate to question his loyalty to the empire.

Cast: Mark Rylance, Johnny Depp, Robert Pattinson, Gana Bayarsaikhan, Greta Scacchi
Director: Ciro Guerra
Studio: Samuel Goldwyn Films
Producer(s): Andrea Iervolino, Michael Fitzgerald, Monika Bacardi, Olga Segura
Writer(s): J. M. Coetzee