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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, co-producer Ann Ruark

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, co-producer Ann Ruark

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, co-producer Ann Ruark
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Editor of moving image work
Musical director
Other
Producer
Production designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • ara
  • spa
  • jpn
  • ber
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
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
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 2007: Winner: Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score ; Nominees: Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Barraza), Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Kikuchi), Best Achievement in Directing, Best Writing, Original Screenplay, Best Achievement in Film Editing
  • Golden Globes 2007: Winner: Best Motion Picture - Drama ; Nominees: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Barraza), Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Kikuchi), Best Director - Motion Picture, Best Screenplay - Motion Picture, Best Original Score - Motion Picture
  • SAG Awards 2007: Nominees: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role (Barraza), Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role (Kikuchi), Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Babel (Motion picture : 2006)
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R; for violence, some graphic nudity, sexual content, language and some drug use
  • Canadian home video rating: 14A
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
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.S87
  • PN1997.2
LC item number
  • B3345 2007
  • .B33 2007
NLM call number
Bab
PerformerNote
Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal, Kôji Yakusho, Adriana Barraza, Rinko Kikuchi, Mustapha Rachidi
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1958-
  • 1963-
  • 1969-
  • 1978-
  • 1956-
  • 1981-
  • 1969-
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  • González Iñárritu, Alejandro
  • Arriaga Jordán, Guillermo
  • Kilik, Jon
  • Golin, Steve
  • Ruark, Ann
  • Pitt, Brad
  • Blanchett, Cate
  • García Bernal, Gael
  • Yakusho, Kōji
  • Barraza, Adriana
  • Kikuchi, Rinko
  • Rachidi, Mustapha
  • Prieto, Rodrigo
  • Mirrione, Stephen
  • Crise, Douglas
  • Santaolalla, Gustavo
  • Wilkinson, Michael
  • Diaque, Gabriela
  • Kobayashi, Miwako
  • Broch, Brigitte
  • Molnar, Lon
  • Anonymous Content (Firm)
  • Central Films (France)
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Vantage
  • Zeta Films
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
143
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  • Tourists
  • Americans
  • Farmers
  • Firearms
  • Nannies
  • Deaf
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Communication
  • French language materials
  • Deaf
  • Communication
  • Spanish language materials
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, co-producer Ann Ruark
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on an 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
Contents
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
Control code
ocm77216065
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ;Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Governing access note
Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions
Isbn
9781415728550
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097363459842
  • 097365459842
  • 097363459866
  • 032429258700
  • 032429256386
  • 883929311781
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
34598
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)77216065
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround sound
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, co-producer Ann Ruark
Publication
Note
  • Based on an 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
Contents
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
Control code
ocm77216065
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ;Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Governing access note
Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions
Isbn
9781415728550
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097363459842
  • 097365459842
  • 097363459866
  • 032429258700
  • 032429256386
  • 883929311781
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
34598
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)77216065
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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