Babel
Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu. Cast: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Adriana Barraza, Rinko Kikuchi, Gael García Bernal, Kôji Yakusho, Boubker Ait El Caid, Said Tarchani, Mustapha Rachidi, Abdelkader Bara, Driss Roukhe, Wahiba Sahmi, Ehou Mama, Salah Mezzi, Mohamed Atkliss, Nathan Gamble, Elle Fanning, Damian Garcia, Cynthia Montaño, Clifton Collins Jr., Jamie McBride, Michael Peña, Emilio Echevarría, Yuko Murata, Kazuma Yamane, Sanae Miura, Nobushige Suematsu, Kazunori Sasaki, Junichi Hayakawa, Mohamed Akhzam, Peter Wight, Harriet Walter, Michael Maloney, Alex Jennings. Screenplay: Guillermo Arriaga (based on an idea by Alejandro González Iñárritu and Guillermo Arriaga).


Not yet reviewed in full. B–


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Best Supporting Actress: Adriana Barraza
Best Supporting Actress: Rinko Kikuchi
Best Original Screenplay: Guillermo Arriaga
Best Film Editing: Douglas Crise and Stephen Mirrioine
Best Original Score: Gustavo Santaolalla

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture (Picture)
Best Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Best Supporting Actress: Adriana Barraza
Best Supporting Actress: Rinko Kikuchi
Best Supporting Actor: Brad Pitt
Best Screenplay: Guillermo Arriaga
Best Original Score: Gustavo Santaolalla

Other Awards:
Cannes Film Festival: Best Director; Prize of the Ecumenical Jury; Technical Grand Prize (Mirrione)
National Board of Review: Breakthrough Performance, Female (Kikuchi; tie)

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