Waiting for the Barbarians (2019)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Period Film  |   Release Date - Aug 7, 2020 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 112 min.  |   Countries - Italy, United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Maggie Sadler

Based on the novel by J.M. Coetzee, a local magistrate (Johnny Depp) takes up a position at a remote outpost on the fringes of the kingdom. His distance from the heart of the government begins to take a toll on his psyche, ultimately pushing him to reassess his loyalty to his nation as a whole. Directed by Ciro Guerra, co-starring Robert Pattinson.

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barbarian, colonel, government, kingdom, loyalty, magistrate, nomad, prisoner, torture