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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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • ara
  • spa
  • jpn
  • ber
  • 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
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for violence, some graphic nudity, sexual content, language and some drug use
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • Chiefly English dialogue; also includes Arabic, Spanish, Japanese, Japanese sign language, Berber, with optional soundtrack in French; 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-
  • 1981-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pitt, Brad
  • Golin, Steve
  • González Iñárritu, Alejandro
  • Kilik, Jon
  • Blanchett, Cate
  • García Bernal, Gael
  • Yakusho, Kōji
  • Barraza, Adriana
  • Kikuchi, Rinko
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
143
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the idea by Guillermo Arriaga and Alejandro González Iñárritu
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006
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
Control code
ocm77216065
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Isbn
9781415728550
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4372 BABEL ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; D01Z ; HMH ; V1112M5 ; HMH. ; VS1202M3 ; LAP ; VS1204M2.
Other control number
097363459842
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
34598
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 77216065
  • (Sirsi) 77216065
  • (OCoLC)77216065
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital5.1 surround, 2.0 surround ; NTSC
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 produced as a motion picture in 2006
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
Control code
ocm77216065
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Isbn
9781415728550
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4372 BABEL ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; D01Z ; HMH ; V1112M5 ; HMH. ; VS1202M3 ; LAP ; VS1204M2.
Other control number
097363459842
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
34598
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 77216065
  • (Sirsi) 77216065
  • (OCoLC)77216065
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital5.1 surround, 2.0 surround ; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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