Alejandro González Iñárritu is a director who takes the time to get things done, always looking to deliver the best in movie theaters. It has been several years since we last had a tape under his name, but today the title of the project he has on his doorstep is revealed. Through a special statement from Icunacury Acosta & Company, it is reported that the Mexican has finished the recordings of his film and that we will have news about his arrival in theaters very soon; the piece also shares in-depth details about the plot.
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Starring Daniel Giménez Cacho and Griselda Siciliani, the new film by Alejandro González Iñárritu bears by title Bard (or False Chronicle of a Few Truths). His filming began several months ago in Mexico City, at the beginning of March being specific, time in which photographs of the actors began to circulate in the Historic Center of the city while they were surrounded by cameras and countless extras. The press release offers an interesting approach to what the Mexican will present to us in his next work:
Bardo is a nostalgic comedy set on an epic journey. A chronicle of uncertainties where the protagonist, a renowned Mexican journalist and documentary maker, returns to his country facing his identity, his family affections, the absurdity of his memories, as well as the past and new reality of his country.
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It’s been a long time since Alexander made a movie in his homeland, and it seems that Bard It will be a journey in which its protagonist will have friction not only with his identity, but also with the reality of his country, something with which many Mexicans will be able to feel identified. The argument was written by Iñárritu himself in collaboration with Nicolás Giacobone; the photography was carried out by Darius khondji, highlighting the absence of Emmanuel Lubezki, with whom the filmmaker works from time to time.
Alejandro González Iñárritu is famous for movies like Amores Perros – 92%, Biutiful – 64%, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) – 91% and Revenant: The Revenant – 82%. His work has earned him Oscars, BAFTAs, Golden Globes, Cannes Film Festival awards, won the Independent Spirit Award, the Film Critics Award, the Directors Guild Award, and was honored with an Honorary Doctorate for UNAM also became president of the Cannes jury in 2019, being the first Mexican to hold such a position.
The last few months were a bit quiet for Bard, time in which the Mexican was really focused on his work. The most striking thing about the stage were the rumors of labor exploitation that surrounded the recordings, when a few weeks ago a thread appeared on Twitter where the director was accused of abusing his extras, subjecting them to inhumane conditions for hours. None of the above could be verified and Iñárritu He did not comment on the matter, but boy did it cause a stir on Twitter and among national media.
Bard (or False Chronicle of a Few Truths) It still does not have a release date, but in view of the end of filming, it will take a few months for us to have the official premiere, either at a festival or in general cinemas. With his new movie, Alejandro González Iñárritu is ready to sweep the awards season, will he set his sights on winning Best Picture and Best Director? He has won both awards in the past and there is nothing to stop him now. The three great Mexican directors of today continue to surprise their audiences with new stories and perspectives.
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