Biutiful | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | January 3, 2013
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#javierbardem is fantastic. Almost neo-realist if not for some moments near the climax. Nothing romantic about this depiction of Barcelona.
genre Drama
synopsis This is a story of a man in free fall. On the road to redemption, darkness lights his way. Connected with the afterlife, Uxbal is a tragic hero and father of two who's sensing the danger of death. He struggles with a tainted reality and a fate that works against him in order to forgive, for love, and forever.
lead actors Javier Bardem | Maricel Álvarez | Hanaa Bouchaib | Guillermo Estrella | Eduard Fernández | Cheikh Ndiaye | Diaryatou Daff | Taisheng Chen | Jin Luo | George Chibuikwem Chukwuma | Lang Sofia Lin | Yodian Yang | Tuo Lin | Xueheng Chen | Xiaoyan Zhang
director Alejandro González Iñárritu