An upcoming Mexican drama film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and starring Javier Bardem. It is Iñárritu's first directorial feature since Babel. The film competed for the Palme d'Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, with Bardem winning for best actor, an award shared with Elio Germano for La Nostra Vita.
“Biutiful” is a love story between a father and his children. This is the journey of Uxbal, a conflicted man who struggles to reconcile fatherhood, love, spirituality, crime, guilt and mortality amidst the dangerous underworld of modern Barcelona. His livelihood is earned out of bounds, his sacrifices for his children know no bounds. Like life itself, this is a circular tale that ends where it begins. As fate encircles him and thresholds are crossed, a dim, redemptive road ...
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