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Babel / Paramount Pictures and Paramount Vantage present ; an Anonymous Content production ; una produccíon de Zeta Film ; a Central Films production ; directed and produced by Alejandro González Iñárritu ; written by Guillermo Arriaga ; produced by Jon Kilik, Steve Golin.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Whiting Public Library DVD FIC BAB (Text) 51735011705976 Adult department--DVDs Checked out 05/22/2018

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (143 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Widescreen ed.]
  • Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on an idea by Guillermo Arriaga and Alejandro González Iñárritu.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; edited by Stephen Mirrione, Douglas Crise ; music by Gustavo Santaolalla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal, Kôji Yakusho, Adriana Barraza, Rinko Kikuchi, Mustapha Rachidi.
Summary, etc.:
A wealthy American couple touring Morocco become the focus of an international incident involving a poor Moroccan farmer. A San Diego nanny makes a disastrous decision to take her charges with her to a wedding in Mexico while her employers are absent. 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.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
Chiefly English dialogue; also includes Arabic, Spanish, Japanese, Japanese sign language, Berber dialogue with English subtitles; optional soundtrack in French; optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Cannes Film Festival for Best Director, 2006, Alejandro González Iñárritu ; Prize of the Ecumenical Jury (Alejandro González Iñárritu) ; Technical Grand Prize (Stephen Mirrione).
Academy Award (2006) for Original Score (Santaolalla) ; also nominee including Best Picture, Best Director.
Subject: Tourists > Drama.
Americans > Morocco > Drama.
Farmers > Morocco > Drama.
Firearms > Morocco > Drama.
Nannies > California > San Diego > Drama.
Deaf > Japan > Drama.
Fathers and daughters > Japan > Drama.
Communication > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Films for the hearing impaired.

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