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Oscars: Mexico Submits Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s ‘Bardo’ For Best International Film Category


Mexico has chosen five-time Academy Award winner Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Fact as its official entry to the perfect worldwide movie class of the Oscars.

The immersive work stars Daniel Giménez Cacho as a famend Los Angeles-based Mexican journalist and documentary filmmaker, who after being named the recipient of a prestigious worldwide award, is compelled to return to his native nation, unaware that this easy journey will push him to an existential restrict.

The movie world premiered in its three-hour unique model in competitors at Venice in early September. Netflix just lately dropped a trailer for the movie which opens theatrically in Mexico on October 27, adopted by a restricted theatrical launch within the U.S., Spain and Argentina on November 4 earlier than rolling out in a world growth on November 18. The movie will debut December 1 on Netflix.

The work reunites Iñárritu with a variety of his long-time collaborators together with co-writer Nicolás Giacobone, who additionally took credit on Birdman and Biutiful.

Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Facts marks Iñárritu’s first movie to be shot in Mexico since Amores Perros, which additionally represented Mexico on the Academy Awards and was nominated in 2000.

The movie additionally options manufacturing design by the designer Eugenio Caballero, who beforehand received an Academy Award for his work on Guillermo del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth and Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma, and costume design by Anna Terrazas (The Deuce, Roma).

Outdoors of the perfect worldwide movie class and its international language predecessor, Iñárritu beforehand received Oscars for Carne y Area (2018), The Revenant (2016) and Birdman (2015) and was nominated for Babel (2007).

Mexico has garnered eight nominations thus far with Roberto Gavaldón’s Macario (1960), Ismael Rodriguez’s The Necessary Man (1961), Luis Alcoriza’s The Pearl Of Tiayucan (1963), Miguel Litten’s Letters Of Marusia (1975), Iñárritu’s  Amores Perros (2000), Carlos Carrera’s El Crimen del Padre Amaro (2002), Guillermo Del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) and Iñárritu’s Biutiful (2010).

Cuaron received the nation its solely Oscar within the class with Roma in 2018.


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