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First look at Robert Pattinson in Ciro Guerra’s film adaptation of Waiting For The Barbarians

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Waiting for the Barbarians is directed by Ciro Guerra (Embrace of the Serpent) in his English-language directorial debut. The film is based on the novel of the same name by J. M. Coetzee.

Here is the book synopsis:

For decades the Magistrate has run the affairs of a tiny frontier settlement, ignoring the impending war between the barbarians and the Empire, whose servant he is. But when the interrogation experts arrive, he is jolted into sympathy with the victims and into a quixotic act of rebellion which lands him in prison, branded as an enemy of the state. Waiting for the Barbarians is an allegory of oppressor and oppressed. Not just a man living through a crisis of conscience in an obscure place in remote times, the Magistrate is an analogue of all men living in complicity with regimes that ignore justice and decency.

The film stars Mark Rylance, Johnny Depp, Robert Pattinson, Gana Bayarsaikhan and Greta Scacchi.

The first image of Pattinson in the movie has been released and you can see it above. From the images, the film is looking very stylish and I cannot wait to see some footage from it.

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