In all of his previous films, director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu chronicled the mostly tragic lives of many different characters. However, with his 2010 drama, Biutiful
, the internationally renowned Mexican filmmaker focuses on a single protagonist who faces just as many tragic circumstances as all the characters in Inarritu’s Oscar-nominated Babel
How is Uxbal’s (Javier Bardem) life going wrong? Let me count the ways. One: he’s a single father of two children who scrapes out a living through a number of illegal activities -- he oversees a small drug operation and he helps manage a sweatshop run by two Asian gangsters. Two: his ...