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Babel [videorecording] / 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.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center DVD 6101 37684001096310 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1415728550
  • ISBN: 9781415728550
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (143 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Widescreen ed.]
  • Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, c2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on an idea by Guillermo Arriaga and Alejandro González Iñárritu.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006.
Formatted Contents Note:
The rifle -- Search for a babysitter -- The accident -- Volleyball game -- Guilt sick -- Crossing the border -- In need of a doctor -- Police visit -- The gun trail -- Mexican wedding -- Local medicine -- Tokyo night -- On the run -- Border patrol -- No transportation -- Seduction -- Surrender -- Lost in the desert -- Reconnecting -- The silent shout -- Deported -- Leaving the village -- Father and daughter.
Music: Para ques regreses / El Chapo de Sinaloa ; Gabriel Ramirez -- Oh my Juliet! / Takashi Fujii -- Masterpiece / Rip Slyme -- Smile / Amimi Yuguchi -- Cumbia sobre el rio / Celso Peña y su Ronda Bogota -- Mujer hermosa / Los Incomparables -- La Fea / Banda el Recodo -- El panchangon / Los Incomparables -- El tamarindo / Los Incomparables -- Tu me acostumbraste / Chavela Vargas -- September / Earth, Wind and Fire -- (Only) love can conquer hate / Ryuichi Sakamoto -- La mesa que mas aplauda (za za za) / Grupo CLimax y Paviso Navido Interpretada por Chalino Sanchez -- The joker (ATFC's Aces High remix) / Fatboy Slim -- Does he who looks for truth, deserve the truth? / Gustavo Santaolalla -- September & The Joker (Babel Remix) / DJ Shinichi Osawa -- can I be forgiven? / Gustavo Santaolalla -- Dr. Funk / Blade & Friends -- Iguazu / Gustavo Santaolalla -- Bibo no aozora / Ryuichi Sakamoto -- Charge of the herd / Philip A. Scheib.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; edited by Stephen Mirrione, Douglas Crise ; music by Gustavo Santaolalla ; costume designers, Michael Wilkinson, Gabriela Diaque, Miwako Kobayashi ; production designer, Brigitte Broch ; visual effects supervisor, Lon Molnar.
Participant or Performer Note:
Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal, Kôji Yakusho, Adriana Barraza, Rinko Kikuchi, Mustapha Rachidi.
Summary, etc.:
A wealthy American couple touring Morocco become the focus of an international incident involving a poor Moroccan farmer. A San Diego nanny makes a disastrous decision to take her charges with her to a wedding in Mexico while her employers are absent. 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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for violence, some graphic nudity, sexual content, language and some drug use.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
Chiefly English dialogue; also includes Arabic, Spanish, Japanese, Japanese sign language, Berber dialogue with English subtitles; optional soundtrack in French; optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
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).
Academy Award (2006) for Original Score (Santaolalla) ; also nominee including Best Picture, Best Director.
Subject: Tourists > Drama.
Americans > Morocco > Drama.
Farmers > Morocco > Drama.
Firearms > Morocco > Drama.
Nannies > California > San Diego > Drama.
Deaf > Japan > Drama.
Fathers and daughters > Japan > Drama.
Communication > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Films for the hearing impaired.

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