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November 01, 2006


Colesmithey.comAlejandro González Iñárritu and screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga cap off the trilogy of films that began with "Amores Perros" and "21 Grams" with a rich and engrossing drama.

Iñárritu displays virtuosic narrative clarity in juxtaposing the nearly crisscrossing lives of people from four different countries.

Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett are a married couple on vacation in Morocco when a stray bullet brings their lives crashing down while their children, back home in California, slip into a desperate border crossing situation under the supervision of their Mexican nanny.

In Tokyo, a deaf-mute student (Rinko Kikuchi) struggles to recover from her mother’s recent death under the unsure guidance of her father Koji Yakusho).


Unforgettable and moving, "Babel" is this year’s "Crash" — no, not the David Cronenberg "Crash," that would be weird.

Rated R. 144 mins. (A-) (Four Stars)


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