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Babel

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Babel

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
142 minutes
Limited Release Date:
10/27/06
Wide Release Date:
11/10/06
performer:
Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal, Brad Pitt
director:
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
distributor:
Paramount Vantage
author:
Guillermo Arriaga
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B-

Alejandro González Iñárritu directs a story in which a stray bullet turns into an international crisis involving Americans (Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett), a Mexican nanny, and embassies jumpy about terrorism. The choreography of clashes looks busy for the sake of math, not message.