Waiting for the Barbarians Trailer & Clips


Waiting for the Barbarians full movie is released on Aug 07, 2020. Watch Waiting for the Barbarians online - the English Drama movie from Italy , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $764,815. Waiting for the Barbarians is directed by Ciro Guerra and created by J.M. Coetzee with Mark Rylance and Johnny Depp. Waiting for the Barbarians is available online on Amazon Prime Video and Hulu.

At an isolated frontier outpost, a colonial magistrate of an unnamed empire suffers a crisis of conscience when an army colonel arrives looking to interrogate the locals about an impending uprising, using cruel tactics that horrify the magistrate.

As know as:

Esperando a los bárbaros, A barbárokra várva, Barbarları Beklerken, À Espera dos Bárbaros, В очікуванні варварів

Release Date (Streaming):

Aug 07, 2020


Italy, United States



Production Companies:

Iervolino & Lady Bacardi Entertainment, Iervolino Entertainment, Ithaca Pictures

Gross worldwide:



Based on a Novel


Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph (UK)
There's not much here for even the most ardent fan of overdetermined political fables.
by rottentomatoes, Nov 22, 2020
Clarisse Loughrey
Independent (UK)
Its declarations are too easy, its conclusions too neat.
by rottentomatoes, Sep 11, 2020
Danny Leigh
Financial Times
The screenplay is written by J.M. Coetzee, adapting his own 1980 novel with a strikingly free hand but the message left intact - the eternal awful irony of which Them should really fear which Us.
by rottentomatoes, Sep 02, 2020

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