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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

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

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
TWU
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
MPAA rating: R; for violence, some graphic nudity, sexual content, language and some drug use
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • Dialogue in English with optional soundtrack in French, and with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
B3345 2007a
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)
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Zeta Films
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
143
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  • Tourists
  • Americans
  • Farmers
  • Firearms
  • Nannies
  • Deaf
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Communication
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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 2006 motion picture
  • Based on the idea by Guillermo Arriaga and Alejandro González Iñárritu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Isbn
9781415730485
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)85893719
System details
HD DVD ; Dolby Digital plus
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
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 2006 motion picture
  • Based on the idea by Guillermo Arriaga and Alejandro González Iñárritu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Isbn
9781415730485
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)85893719
System details
HD DVD ; Dolby Digital plus
Video recording format
DVD

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