ORIGINAL TITLE: Babel
RUNNING TIME: 142 min.
DIRECTOR: Alejandro González Iñárritu
SCREENWRITER: Guillermo Arriaga
COMPOSER: Gustavo Santaolalla
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Rodrigo Prieto
CAST: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael Garcia Bernal, Koji Yakusho, Elle Fanning, Rinko Kikuchi, Adriana Barraza, Said Tarchani, Boubker Ait El Caid, Clifton Collins Jr., Elle Fanning
OFFICIAL WEB: http://www.paramountvantage.com/babel/
SYNOPSIS: Three stories set in Morocco, Tunisia, Mexico and Japan. In the remote sands of the Moroccan desert, a rifle shot rings out - detonating a chain of events that will link an American tourist couple’s frantic struggle to survive, two Moroccan boys involved in an accidental crime, a nanny illegally crossing into Mexico with two American children and a Japanese teen rebel whose father is sought by the police in Tokyo.
2006: Oscar: Best Soundtrack. 7 Nominations
2006: Cannes Film Festival: Best Direction.
2007: Golden Globes: Best Picture Drama. 7 Nominations
2007: Academy Awards: 7 Nominations:
- Best Picture
- Best Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
- Best Original Screenplay: Guillermo Arriaga
- Best Supporting Actress: Adriana Barraza
- Best Supporting Actress: Rinko Kikuchi
- Best Edition: Douglas Crise y Stephen Mirrione
- Best Original Soundtrack: Gustavo Santaolalla
DVD9 to DVD5
PAL - 16:9
DDigital 5.1: English and Spanish
Subs.: English and Spanish