He makes money off other peoples misery, being instrumental in getting illegal immigrants to work in airless sweatshops. But Uxbal as played by Javier Bardem ( nominated for a Best Actor Oscar for his role), is not all bad : he has a conscience, and...
tool goes here Javier Bardem received a well-deserved Oscar nomination for his emotionally gut-wrenching performance in "Biutiful." But only his most ardent fans will likely be able to make it all the way through this bleak drama.
In "Biutiful," director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu has a story to tell, set in a particular time (the present) and place (Barcelona), and he tells it, but he's after something a lot bigger. His ambition is to express how enormous life is, and what...
Friday, February 4, 2011 Bardem, Biutiful' Oscar material , Herald Movie Critic Downbeat, grimy, sunk in human misery: If you're going to release a movie like this, it helps to pack a couple of big Oscar nominations along in the process.