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Biutiful (2010)

Drama, Romance

7.7

movie

Mexico, Spain

Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish

Character-driven, Dark, Depressing

2010

Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Alejandro González Iñárritu

Adelfa Calvo, Alain Hernández, Ana Wagener

148 min

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.

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7.7
Christina Hale

Ever wondered how much your life will change when faced with the reality that death is about to come? That’s normal, and not nearly as life-altering as being told you only have a few more moments to live. Because of a terminal illness, Uxbal (Javier Bardem) is driven to this situation and tries to right his wrongs in the wake of modern Barcelona. This melodrama is supercharged by Bardem’s unearthly performance as the story’s only hero, demonstrating the selfless love of a destroyed and dying father to his children – paired with cinematography unlike any other, this film is exceptionally beautiful. Directed by González Iñárritu’ (Babel, Birdman, The Revenant).

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One of the best movies I have ever seen. This movie is exceptionally good that it depicts the true love between father and kids. Cried it end of the movie because life is not easy and you gotta go through the hell to be in a heaven.

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