Waiting for the Barbarians , The drama genre film entitled “Waiting for the Barbarians” airs simultaneously around the world today, Friday (7/9/2020). For domestic audiences, the film Waiting for the Barbarians can be watched on the Mola TV platform, also on the same date. In this film, Johnny Depp collided acting with Robert Pattinson. In addition to the Pirates of the Caribbean star and Edward Cullen in Twilight, this film involves Mark Rylance, Greta Scacchi, Gana Bayarsaikhan, David Dencik, Harry Melling, Bill Milner and several other names, as cast.
The story of the film Waiting for the Barbarians was adapted from the novel of the same name, written by J.M. Coetzee, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003. The film was produced by the director from Columbia who had received an Academy Award, namely Ciro Guerra. The 1 hour 52 minute film is also claimed to promise an interesting visual treat because its production involves Oscar-winning cinematographer Chris Menges. Moreover, the shooting process was carried out in Morocco, with a mountainous and desert setting.
Synopsis of the film Waiting for the Barbarians With a background of events in the 19th century in the Asian region, the film Waiting for the Barbarians contains a story about the depiction of imperialism and colonialism that changed human life. Johnny Depp plays the role of a ruthless cop who is tasked with resolving rebellions by harsh means, such as using torture in interrogation. He is accompanied by Robert Pattinson who plays a junior policeman who always looms over him. Broadly speaking,
Waiting for the Barbarians tells the story when a judge working at an outpost began to question his loyalty to the authorities, since the state security officers led by Depp arrived. In an unnamed region with geographic characteristics such as Asia and the Middle East, a colonial government judge (Mark Rylance) was in charge of overseeing multiethnic local populations. At first, he had no trouble carrying out his duties. Then, one day the colonial government from the judge’s homeland in Europe, sent an authoritarian officer played by Depp, Colonel Joll. At first, Colonel Joll had pretended to have a humble attitude and seemed to cooperate with the judge.
However, as commander of the colonial regime forces, Colonel Joll then carried out a series of interrogations which were accompanied by torture. This prompted the judge to become distracted by Joll. Even though the judge protested the cruel act, arguing there was no potential for rebellion, Joll was determined to continue detaining and torturing many innocent local residents. He reasoned that he had heard that there was a disturbance at the border.
Later, Joll’s junior officer (Robert Pattinson) is involved in a series of violent acts. The film Waiting for the Barbarians officially airs simultaneously around the world starting August 7, 2020 worldwide. Especially in Indonesia, the film, starring Johnny Depp and Robert Pattinson, is broadcast on the Mola Tv streaming service.
The film Waiting for the Barbarians tells the story of a colonial government judge played by Mark Rylance in charge of overseeing multiethnic local residents. However, he began to question his loyalty to the authorities since the presence of a ruthless cop named Colonel Joll arrived.
Colonel Joll, played by Johnny Depp, always solves problems by means of violence. He did not hesitate to torture the rebels when interrogating. Colonel Joll was always accompanied by a junior cop, played by Robert Pattinson.
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The judge began to feel uncomfortable and uncomfortable with Colonel Joll’s actions. The judge felt there was no need to resort to violence as there was no sign that the local population would rebel. Despite his protests, Colonel Joll insisted on detaining and torturing many innocent local residents.
The film Waiting for the Barbarians is based on the novel by JM Coetzee who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003. When adapted to the big screen, this film was directed by Ciro Guerra with a script also written by JM Coetzee.
The film Waiting for the Barbarians was shot in the mountains and deserts of Morocco, promising a visually appealing treat. This 1 hour 52 minute film seems to want to give a picture of how imperialism and colonialism were in the 19th century.
Apart from Johnny Depp, Robert Pattinson and Mark Rylance, the film Waiting for the Barbarians also starred