Movie Review – Babel

Saw on DVD
Rating – A-

When an American couple (Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett) vacationing in Morocco fall victim to a random act of violence, a series of events unfolds across four countries that demonstrates both the necessity and impossibility of human communication. Director Alejandro González Iñárritu artfully weaves together three seemingly disparate stories of strangers in strange lands in this Oscar nominee for Best Picture and Golden Globe winner for Best Drama.

Parts of this were hard to watch. The anxiety of what was going to happen next was stressful. But a great story told in a “mixed” timeline.

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