The Resource 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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

Label
Babel
Title
Babel
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
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)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; edited by, Stephen Mirrione ; music by, Gustavo Santaolalla ; costume designer, Michael Wilkinson ; production designer, Brigitte Broch ; visual effects supervisor, Lon Molnar
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
Language note
  • English or French dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal, Koji Yakusho, Adriana Barraza, Rinko Kikuchi, Mustapha Rachidi
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1958-
  • 1963-
  • 1969-
  • 1978-
  • 1956-
  • 1981-
  • 1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Golin, Steve
  • González Iñárritu, Alejandro
  • Kilik, Jon
  • Arriaga Jordán, Guillermo
  • Pitt, Brad
  • Blanchett, Cate
  • García Bernal, Gael
  • Yakusho, Kōji
  • Barraza, Adriana
  • Kikuchi, Rinko
  • Rachidi, Mustapha
  • Prieto, Rodrigo
  • Santaolalla, Gustavo
  • Mirrione, Stephen
  • Anonymous Content (Firm)
  • Central Films (France)
  • Dune Films
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Zeta Films
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
143
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tourists
  • Americans
  • Farmers
  • Firearms
  • Nannies
  • Deaf
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Communication
  • Action and adventure films
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on the idea by Guillermo Arriaga and Alejandro González Iñárritu
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429258700
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2079530
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Based on the idea by Guillermo Arriaga and Alejandro González Iñárritu
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429258700
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2079530
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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