Starring: Javier Bardem
Written by Alejandro González Iñárritu, Armando Bo, Nicolás Giacobone
Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu

A dying man who deals with illegal immigrants in Barcelona struggles to feed his children and protect them from their unstable mother.

Oppressively bleak.
These poor souls can’t find beauty
let alone spell it.

Grade: B-

By Daniel J. Hoag
Biutiful is now playing in select cities.
It is a 2011 Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Film and Best Actor (Javier Bardem).