Waiting for the Barbarians (film)
|Waiting for the Barbarians|
|Directed by||Ciro Guerra|
|Produced by||Monika Bacardi|
|Screenplay by||J. M. Coetzee|
|Based on||Waiting for the Barbarians|
by J. M. Coetzee
|Starring||Johnny Depp |
|Music by||Giampiero Ambrosi|
|Edited by||Jacopo Quadri|
Waiting for the Barbarians is a 2019 English-language Italian drama film directed by Ciro Guerra in his English-language directorial debut. The film is based on the novel of the same name by J. M. Coetzee.
The film premiered at the Venice Film Festival on September 6, 2019.
- Johnny Depp as Colonel Joll
- Mark Rylance as Magistrate
- Robert Pattinson as Officer Mandel
- Gana Bayarsaikhan as The Girl
- Greta Scacchi as Mai
- David Dencik as The Clerk
- Sam Reid as The Lieutenant
- Harry Melling as Garrison Soldier 4
- Bill Milner as Garrison Soldier 5
It was announced in October 2016 that filmmaker Ciro Guerra was working on an adaptation of the novel Waiting for the Barbarians, which would see him make his English language debut. Mark Rylance was announced to star in the film.
In May 2018, Johnny Depp was stated to have contacted Guerra in regards to appearing in the film. Robert Pattinson was revealed as being cast in the film as well. Depp confirmed in October he would star in the film, and revealed filming was to begin at the end of the month in Morocco, later pinpointed as being October 29. Production concluded on December 14, 2018.
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