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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

December 7, 2011 - "Biutiful" (2010)

Biutiful, 2010

: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Origin: Mexico | Spain
Languages: Spanish | Chinese | Wolof
Running time: 148 minutes

Diagnosed with terminal prostate cancer, Uxbal (Javier Bardem) -- a divorced father raising two children -- is determined to atone for his life as a black marketeer in this engrossing character study that unfolds in the slums of Barcelona, Spain. Co-starring Maricel Álvarez as Uxbal's estranged wife, director Alejandro González Iñárritu's haunting tale received Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for Best Foreign Language Film. (from

MPAA rating: R for Disturbing images, language, some sexual content, nudity and drug use
U.S. box office: $5,100,937

Watch the trailer on IMDB.

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