Babel

Babel

Brad Pitt
Director: Guillermo Arriaga, Alejandro González Iñárritu Cast: Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt
, Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
Guillermo Arriaga, Alejandro González Iñárritu,

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Overview

The tragic aftermath of human carelessness travels around the world in this multi-narrative drama from filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu. Richard (Brad Pitt) and Susan (Cate Blanchett) are a couple from the United States who have traveled to Morocco in Northern Africa on a vacation after the death of one of their children has sent Susan into a deep depression. Richard and Susan's other two children have been left in the care of Amelia (Adriana Barraza), their housekeeper. Amelia is originally from Mexico, and her oldest son is getting married in Tijuana. Unable to find someone who can watch the kids, or to obtain permission to take the day off, Amelia takes the children with her as she travels across the border for the celebration. Around the same time, in Morocco a poor farmer buys a hunting rifle, and he gives it to his sons to scare off the predatory animals that have been thinning out their goat herd. The boys decide to test the weapon's range by shooting at a bus far away; the shot hits Susan in the shoulder, and soon she's bleeding severely, while police are convinced the attack is the work of terrorists. In Japan, Chieko (Rinko Kikuchi) is a teenage deaf-mute whose mother recently committed suicide. This despairing, confused girl experiences such rage and frustration that she causes her volleyball team to lose a match, and later yanks her underwear off and begins exposing herself to boys in a crowded restaurant. Chieko's father then struggles to reach past the emotional distance which separates him and his daughter. Babel earned Alejandro González Iñárritu the prize for Best Director at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/10/2017
UPC: 0032429256386
Original Release: 2006
Rating: R
Source: Paramount
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 2:23:00
Sales rank: 17,832

Special Features

Closed Caption

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Brad Pitt Richard
Cate Blanchett Susan
Gael García Bernal Santiago
Rinko Kikuchi Chieko
Adriana Barraza Amelia
Koji Yakusho Yasujiro
Said Tarchani Ahmed
Boubker Ait El Caid Yussef
Elle Fanning Debbie
Nathan Gamble Mike
Mohamed Akhzam Anwar
Peter Wight Tom
Abdelkader Bara Hassan
Mustapha Rachidi Abdullah
Driss Roukhe Alarid
Clifton Collins Officer at Border Crossing
Robert Esquivel Luis
Michael Peña John Border Patrol
Yuko Murata Mitsu
Satoshi Nikaido Kenji

Technical Credits
Guillermo Arriaga Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Alejandro González Iñárritu Director,Producer
Brigitte Broch Production Designer,Set Decoration/Design
Douglas Crise Editor
Jose Antonio Garcia Sound/Sound Designer
Steve Golin Producer
Martin Hernandez Sound/Sound Designer
Jon Kilik Producer
Francine Maisler Casting
Chris Minkler Sound/Sound Designer
Stephen Mirrione Editor
Rodrigo Prieto Cinematographer
Ann Ruark Co-producer
Gustavo Santaolalla Score Composer
Sebastian Gaetano Silva Asst. Director
Jon Taylor Sound/Sound Designer
Corinne Golden Weber Associate Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Babel
1. The Rifle [:12]
2. Search For A Babysitter [:09]
3. The Accident [6:50]
4. Volleyball Game [1:38]
5. Guilt Sick [4:42]
6. Crossing The Border [:54]
7. In Need Of A Doctor [5:11]
8. Police VIsit [:24]
9. The Gun Trail [7:01]
10. Mexican Wedding [:47]
11. Local Medicine [2:59]
12. Tokyo Night [3:25]
13. On The Run [1:21]
14. Border Patrol [5:21]
15. No Transportation [3:24]
16. Seduction [3:36]
17. Surrender [1:58]
18. Lost In The Desert [5:09]
19. Reconnecting [:42]
20. The Silent Shout [5:23]
21. Deported [:46]
22. Leaving The Village [3:04]
23. Father And Daughter [3:54]
24. Credits [1:06]

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