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Waiting for the Barbarians (2019)

A Magistrate working in a distant outpost begins to question his loyalty to the empire.

Director:

Ciro Guerra

Writer:

J.M. Coetzee (novel)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mark Rylance ... The Magistrate
Johnny Depp ... Colonel Joll
Robert Pattinson ... Officer Mandel
Gana Bayarsaikhan ... The Girl
Greta Scacchi ... Mai
David Dencik ... The Clerk
Sam Reid ... The Lieutenant
Harry Melling ... Garrison Soldier 4
Bill Milner ... Garrison Soldier 5
Gursed Dalkhsuren Gursed Dalkhsuren ... Old Prisoner
Tserendagva Purevdorj Tserendagva Purevdorj ... Old Barbarian
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Haqi Ali Haqi Ali ... Farmer 2
Hami Belal Hami Belal ... Joll's Man #1
Adam Bensallah Adam Bensallah ... Mai's Grandson
Wil Coban ... Mandel's Guard
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A Magistrate working in a distant outpost begins to question his loyalty to the empire.

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Country:

Italy | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 2019 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Czekajac na barbarzynców See more »

Filming Locations:

Marrakech, Morocco See more »

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The title of the film was originally a poem by the Greek poet Constantine P. Cavafy. It is this poem that lent its title to the book by J. M. Coetzee, which, in turn, the film was based on. See more »

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