Babel(Movie, 2006)

| 2h 23min | Genre: Drama
BabelRating: 3.6/5 (with 13921,392 votes)
Babel is a 2006 psychological drama film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and written by Guillermo Arriaga. It stars an ensemble cast. The multi-narrative drama completes Arriaga's and Iñárritu's Death Trilogy, following Amores perros and 21 Grams. It is an international co-production among companies based in the United States, Mexico and France. The film portrays multiple stories taking place in Morocco, Japan, Mexico, and the United States. Babel was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, where González Iñárritu won the Best Director Award. The film was later screened at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film opened in selected cities in the United States on 27 October 2006, and went into wide release on 10 November 2006. Babel won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama, and received seven Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actress for both Rinko Kikuchi and Adriana Barraza, winning for Best Original Score. ()
Movie poster of Babel

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Awards & Nominations for Babel

Academy Award for Best Original Score National Board of Review: Top Ten Films Academy Award for Best Picture 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Film Editing Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay Academy Award for Best Original Score

About Babel

In Babel, a tragic incident involving an American couple in Morocco sparks a chain of events for four families in different countries throughout the world. In the struggle to overcome isolation, fear, and displacement, each character discovers that it is family that ultimately provides solace. In the remote sands of the Moroccan desert, a rifle shot rings out detonating a chain of events that will link an American tourist couples 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. Separated by clashing cultures and sprawling distances, each of these four disparate groups of people are nevertheless hurtling towards a shared destiny of isolation and grief.

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Additional Information

Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: Arabic (AR), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Japanese (JA), Russian (RU)
Translated into 31 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Norwegian Bokmål (NB), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/27/2006 (World premiere: 09/08/2006)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
Budget: 25,000,000 USD
Revenue: 135,330,182 USD (= 541%)
Aspect Ratio: widescreen

3 movies in the Collection

2000 Amores Perros ("Amores perros")
2006 Babel

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Other movies with this title: Babel (FR/CA, 1999), Babel (FR, 2008)

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