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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
Title variation
Babel
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • 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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for violence, some graphic nudity, sexual content, language and some drug use
Language note
  • Dialogue in English with optional soundtrack in French, and with optional subtitles in English or Spanish
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
B3345 2007
PerformerNote
Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal, Koji Yakusho, Adriana Barraza, Rinko Kikuchi, Mustapha Rachidi
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1969-
  • 1978-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • González Iñárritu, Alejandro
  • Pitt, Brad
  • Blanchett, Cate
  • García Bernal, Gael
  • Yakusho, Kōji
  • Barraza, Adriana
Runtime
143
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
  • Originally released as motion picture in 2007
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Isbn
9781415728550
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097363459842
  • 097363459866
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
34598
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm77216065
  • (OCoLC)77216065
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital
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
  • Originally released as motion picture in 2007
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Isbn
9781415728550
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097363459842
  • 097363459866
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
34598
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm77216065
  • (OCoLC)77216065
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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