Waiting for the Barbarians, produced by Iervolino Entertainment, a company listed on the AIM Italia stock exchange and engaged in the production and co-production of cinematographic and television content for the international market, is in first place among the most-watched films on Apple TV in Italy.
Directed by Ciro Guerra and written by Nobel Prize-winning author J.M. Coetzee, who adapted the screenplay from his own novel, the movie was presented at the 76th Venice International Film Festival in 2019 and was included by both Variety and IMDB in their lists of possible nominees for the 2020 Oscars.
The film stars Oscar winner Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies), Oscar nominee Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them), Robert Pattinson (Twilight and The Batman), Gana Bayarsaikhan (Ex Machina) and Greta Scacchi (The Girl in the Fog).
Waiting for the Barbarians was produced by Iervolino Entertainment, Michael Fitzgerald and Olga Segura.
Andrea Iervolino, president and founder of Iervolino Entertainment, noted: Having reached the top of the Apple TV charts in the USA and the UK, today Waiting for the Barbarians is the most-watched film on the platform in Italy as well. We are very pleased with this success that shows how our Hollywood-style productions Made in Italy are widely popular both with Italian and international audiences”.