Alejandro González Iñárritu’s entry at Cannes this year, "Biutiful," starring Javier Bardem, has generated the type of interest one would expect around a collaboration between two such great talents. Now folks who couldn't afford to go to the South of France can finally get a look.
While critics seem divided on the overall product -- running the gamut from "too depressing" to "a lyrical gem" -- everyone seems to agree that Bardem's performance as Uxbal, a down-and-out small time crook with two months to live, will be remembered come awards season, and that Iñárritu remains an immensely talented director.
At only 45 seconds long, much of it behind-the-scenes footage, the clip features some great guitar from Gustavo Santaolalla over images of Bardem's hopelessly bleak life as he makes his way through Barcelona, but it's a little thin on plot.
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