First look Waiting for the Barbarians - Johnny Depp

First look Waiting for the Barbarians - Johnny Depp

"Waiting for the Barbarians is based on the acclaimed novel of the same name by author J.M. Coetzee. The story centers on the Magistrate, who has been a loyal servant of the Empire for decades. He's been running the affairs of a tiny frontier settlement and ignoring the impending war with the barbarians. Things change when interrogation experts arrive and he witnesses the Empire's cruel and terrible treatment of prisoners of war. This causes the Magistrate to sympathize with the victims, leading him to commit an act of rebellion, effectively making him an enemy of the state. "[..]

  • Director: Ciro Guerra 
  • Writer: J.M. Coetzee 
  • Stars: Johnny Depp, Robert Pattinson, David Dencik