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BIUTIFUL

by Alejandro González Iñárritu

synopsis

The story of Uxbal. Devoted father. Tormented lover. Mystified son. Underground businessman. Friend of the disposed. Ghost seeker. Spiritual sensitive. A survivor at the invisible margins in today’s Barcelona. Uxbal, sensing the danger of death, tries to reconcile with love and save his children, as he tries to save himself. Uxbal’s story is simple: just one of the complex realities that we all live in today.

international title: Biutiful
original title: Biutiful
country: Spain, Mexico
sales agent: Focus Features International
year: 2010
genre: fiction
directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu
film run: 138'
release date: FR 20/10/2010, NO 29/10/2010, ES 03/12/2010, BE 22/12/2010, UK 28/01/2011, NL 3/02/2011, IT 04/02/2011, DE 10/03/2011
screenplay: Alejandro González Iñárritu
cast: Maricel Álvarez, Javier Bardem, Hanna Bouchaib, Diarytou Daff, Guillermo Estrella, Eduard Fernández, Luo Jin, Rubén Ochandiano, Cheng Tai Shen
cinematography by: Rodrigo Prieto
film editing: Stephen Mirrione
art director: Brigitte Broch
music: Gustavo Santolalla
producer: Alejandro González Iñárritu
production: Mod Producciones, Ikiru Films, Menage Atroz
distributor: ARP Sélection, Benelux Films Distributors Belgium (BFD), StudioCanal, A-Film Distribution, Prokino Filmverleih Gmbh
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