“whatever they decide will be great,” commented in recent days the Oscar-winning Mexican filmmaker Alexander G. Iñarrituabout the possible choice of his film, Bardoas the representative of Mexico in the Oscar Award 2023.
We had anticipated that Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences (AMACC) would elect its candidate at the end of September. With the deadline expired, the AMACC revealed that Bardofull title Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths (In our country, Bardo, false chronicle of a few truths), is his official and definitive choice to represent the country in the biggest ceremony in the world of cinema.
The news was made known through the following AMACC post on Twitter, where the academy also confirms that nights of fire by Tatiana Huezo, will be the country’s representative at the Goya Awards:
The AMACC announces the films chosen to represent Mexico at the Goya and Oscar 2023 awards:
— AMACC (@AcademiaCineMx) September 29, 2022
In days gone by, Bardo’s distributor, Netflix, presented its first official full trailer. the streamer promotes her as a “nostalgic comedy” set on an “epic personal journey.”
Bardo tells the story of a renowned Mexican journalist and documentary filmmaker who returns home and works through an existential crisis as he grapples with his identity, family relationships, the madness of his memories, and his country’s past, while searching for answers in his past. to reconcile who he is in the present.
“We wanted this mural of states of mind. Mexico is not a country, it’s a state of mind, and the film comes from that: this sense of a country that doesn’t belong to you, and you can’t go back to it,” the filmmaker told IndieWire previously. And continues: Bardo es “A very Chilanga movie. That has been very satisfying for me. People laugh a lot. That has been the most rewarding for me.”.
the cast of Bardo is made up of Daniel Gimenez Cacho (Club of Ravens, What Happened to Sara?) playing Silverio Gama, Griselda Siciliani (I married an idiot, Educating Nina), Ximena Lamadrid (What happened to Sarah?), e Iker Sanchez Solano.
The script was co-written by Inarritu and his frequent collaborator Nicolás Giacobone (Birdman, The Revenant, Biutiful).
Netflix will premiere Bardo in theaters in Mexico on October 27, 2022followed by a limited theatrical run in the United States, Spain, and Argentina on November 4, prior to a global expansion on November 18. Its launch on the streamer is set for December 16.