Babel [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures and Paramount Vintage present an Anonymous Content production, una produccíon de Zeta Film, a Central Films production, a film by Alejandro González Iñárritu
DVDs | Paramount Home Entertainment | 2007 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD B DRAMA) plus 1 more
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Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, .
1 videodisc (143 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1, 2.0.
Includes English and dubbed French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal, Koji Yoshida, Adriana Barraza, Rinko Kikuchi, Mustapha Rachidi.
Producers, Jon Kilik and Steve Golin ; writer, Guillermo Arriaga ; director/producer, Alejandro González Iñárritu ; director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; editor, Stephen Mirrione ; music, Gustavo Santaolalla ; visual effects supervisor, Lon Molnar.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Based on the idea by Guillermo Arriaga and Alejandro González Iñárritu.
Cannes Film Festival, 2006: Best Director (Alejandro González Iñárritu) ; Prize of the Ecumenical Jury (Alejandro González Iñárritu) ; Technical Grand Prize (Stephen Mirrione).
MPAA rating: R; for violence, some graphic nudity, sexual content, language and some drug use.
A wealthy American is touring Morocco with his wife. The two become the focus of an international incident also involving a poor Moroccan farmer who is struggling to keep his two young sons in line and his family together. A San Diego nanny, with her employers absent, makes the disastrous decision to take her charges with her to a wedding in Mexico. A deaf-mute Japanese teen tries to deal with a relationship with her father and the world in general that has been upended by the death of her mother. It's all about communication - or the lack of it - both intercultural and intracultural.
MW, 2-07; 4-07(add); gift, 1-10(add)
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