Streaming giant Netflix has released the trailer for auteur filmmaker Alejandro Inarritu’s upcoming film titled BARDO, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths, or simply Bardo. The film opened at the 79th Venice International Film Festival on 1 September and is now awaiting a limited theatrical release on 18 November and a Netflix premiere on 16 December.
Apart from directing the film, Inarritu has also produced and co-written it along with Nicolás Giacobone. Inarritu and Giacobone have previously collaborated on Biutiful, Birdman, and The Revenant, he is credited as the co-writer and producer for Biutiful and Birdman while only remaining as the producer for The Revenant.
The film is billed as an epic comedy-drama taking place in Mexico, the cast list includes Daniel Giménez Cacho, Griselda Siciliani, Ximena Lamadrid, Iker Sanchez Solano, Andrés Almeida, and Francisco Rubio. Following its premiere at the Venice Film Festival, the film received mixed reviews from critics.