- Published: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2006.
- Year Published: 2006
- Description: 1 videodisc (143 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Language: English
- Format: DVD
- Golin, Steve.
- González Iñárritu, Alejandro.
- Kilik, Jon.
- Arriaga, Guillermo.
- Pitt, Brad, 1963-
- Blanchett, Cate, 1969-
- García, Gael.
- Yoshida, Kōji.
- Barraza, Adriana.
- Kikuchi, Rinko.
- Rachidi, Mustapha.
- Prieto, Rodrigo.
- Santaolalla, Gustavo.
- Mirrione, Stephen.
- Anonymous Content (Firm)
- Central Films (Firm)
- Dune Films (Firm)
- Zeta Films.
- Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
- Tourists -- Drama.
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- Farmers -- Drama. -- Morocco
- Firearms -- Drama. -- Morocco
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- Deaf -- Drama. -- Japan
- Fathers and daughters -- Drama. -- Japan
- Communication -- Drama.
- Feature films.
- Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
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Call number: DVD Drama Babel
Available Copies: Traverwood Adult
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Based on the idea by Guillermo Arriaga and Alejandro González Iñárritu.
Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal, Koji Yoshida, Adriana Barraza, Rinko Kikuchi, Mustapha Rachidi.
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 about a gun. It's about communication - or the lack of it - both intercultural and intracultural. Raises issues like terrorism and immigration, and is as basic as husbands talking to their wives and parents understanding their children.
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Reviews & Summaries
at 2 hrs and 22 min it was way to long, the story was hard to follow, and at the end it did not seem to fit alltogether.
Brad Pitt had a very minor roll in the overall film.
I guess you need to see it and then make up your own mind.
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