Waiting for the Barbarians

Waiting for the Barbarians (2020)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2020-07-30
  • User Rating: 5.6/10 from 18 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 54min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: AMBI Group
  • Production Country: Italy, United States of America
  • Director: Ciro Guerra
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At an isolated frontier outpost, a colonial magistrate suffers a crisis of conscience when an army colonel arrives looking to interrogate the locals about an impending uprising, using cruel tactics that horrify the magistrate.

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  • Mark Rylance

    as The Magistrate
  • Johnny Depp

    as Colonel Joll
  • 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
  • Gursed Dalkhsuren

    as Old Prisoner
  • Tserendagva Purevdorj

    as Old Barbarian
  • Hami Belal

    as Joll's Man #1
  • Wil Coban

    as Mandel's Guard #1
  • David Moorst

    as Garrison Soldier #6
  • Joseph Long

    as Baker
  • Clem So

    as Barbarian 5
  • Isabella Nefar

    as Star
  • Dulguun-Erdene Garamkhand

    as Boy Prisoner
  • Adam Bensallah

    as Mai's Grandson
  • Nayef Rashed

    as Farmer #1
  • Haqi Ali

    as Farmer #2
  • Younes El Mejjad

    as Small Boy #2
  • Simon Luca Oldani

    as Garrison Sentry #1
  • Faical Elkihel

    as Garrison Sentry #2
  • Laura Cosac

    as Baker's Wife
Production Johnny Depp Producer
Art Crispian Sallis Production Design
Art Crispian Sallis Set Decoration
Production Brian W. Cook Co-Executive Producer
Camera Chris Menges Director of Photography
Editing Jacopo Quadri Editor
Production Leo Davis Casting
Costume & Make-Up Carlo Poggioli Costume Design
Production Michael Fitzgerald Producer
Production Zakaria Alaoui Line Producer
Writing Ciro Guerra Screenplay
Directing Ciro Guerra Director
Writing J.M. Coetzee Novel
Production Penelope Glass Executive Producer
Production Olga Segura Producer
Production Deborah Dobson Bach Line Producer
Production Lissy Holm Casting
Production Andrea Iervolino Producer
Production Monika Bacardi Producer
Art Annick Biltresse Art Department Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Marta Roggero Makeup Department Head
Art Domenico Sica Supervising Art Director
Costume & Make-Up Armido Pezzato Hair Department Head
Crew Alex Matcham Production Controller
Production Andrea Zoso Executive Producer
Production Danielle Maloni Line Producer
Production Davide Tovi Production Manager
Crew Erika Scaramella Post Production Supervisor
Directing Mohammed Hamza Regragui Assistant Director
Sound Giampiero Ambrosi Original Music Composer