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Babel

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Cast
Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal, Rinko Kikuchi, Adriana Barraza, Kôji Yakusho, Said Tarchani, Boubker Ait El Caid, Elle Fanning, Mohamed Akhzam
Released
2006
3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine
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Goatherd Abdullah’s son Yussef asks his brother Ahmed, “What are you doing, you idiot?” (0:05)

Santiago tells his housekeeper Aunt Amelia, referring to children Debbie and Mike, “They’ll drive you crazy.”
Amelia: “Are you crazy?” (0:14)

Debbie’s and Mike’s father Richard asks their mother Susan, “Why are you so stressed?”
Susan: “You are the reason I’m stressed.” (0:16)

Her volleyball teammate asks Chieko, “Why are you in a bad mood?”
Another teammate: “She’s always in a bad mood...”
Chieko: “I’m gonna... your dad to get rid of my mood.” (0:21)

Her father Yasujiro tells Chieko, “I miss your mother too.” (0:22)

Her friend calls Chieko “Idiot.” (0:49)

An old woman lights a pipe and helps Susan take a few puffs. Opium? (1:02)

Tourist Tom tells Richard, “There’s a man in the bus who almost fainted.” (1:04)

Chieko and other friends take pills given to them by her friend’s cousin. Ecstasy? (1:07)

Their father Abdullah asks the boys, “Are you idiots?” (1:15)

Her son Luis tells Amelia, referring to Santiago, “... but this... guy is really drunk.
Santiago: “Drunk, my ass.”
Luis: “Seriously, you’re not drunk, man?”
Santiago: “Drunk, my ass.” (1:20)

Customs officer Freeman asks Santiago, “Are you drunk, sir?”
”Are you intoxicated?” (1:26)

Amelia: “Santiago, stop acting like a madman and stop the car.” (1:27)

Amelia asks Santiago, “Are you crazy?” (1:29)

Detective Kenji confirms her handwritten note to him: “When your mother jumped off the balcony, your father was asleep.” (1:36)

Yussef and Abdullah grieve after a policeman shoots Ahmed dead. (1:43)

Richard and Susan relive the death of their son. (1:56)

Kenji tells Yasujiro that Chieko told him “About how your wife killed herself by jumping off the balcony.”
Yasujiro: “My wife never jumped off a balcony. She shot herself in the head.” (2:11)

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