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Running time
142 min.
United States United States
Guillermo Arriaga. Idea: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Guillermo Arriaga
Gustavo Santaolalla
Rodrigo Prieto
Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Anonymous Content, Zeta Film, Central Films
Drama | Ensemble Film
Synopsis / Plot
Three stories set in Morocco, Tunisia, Mexico and Japan. In the remote sands of the Moroccan desert, a rifle shot rings out - detonating a chain of events that will link an American tourist couple’s 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.
2006: Oscar: Best Soundtrack. 7 Nominations, including Best Director and Screenplay
2006: Golden Globe: Best Movie Drama. 7 Nominations
2006: BAFTA Awards: Best Original Soundtrack. 7 Nominations, including Best Film
2006: Cannes: Best Director, Award Jurado Ecuménico, Award técnico (Editing)
2006: César Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Picture
2006: Fotogramas of Plata: Best Foreign Language Picture
2006: National Board of Review: Best Supporting Actress (Rinko Kikuchi)
2006: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - Movies of the Year
2006: 7 Nominations for Critics' Choice Awards, including Best Picture and Writer
2006: National Board of Review (NBR): Breakthrough Performance - Female (Kikuchi)
2006: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Supporting Actress (Rinko Kikuchi). 9 Nom.
2006: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
2006: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
2006: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
2006: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): 3 Nominations including Best Cast in a Motion Picture
2006: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Film
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