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Generally favorable reviews - based on 33 Critics

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Mixed or average reviews- based on 23 Ratings

Summary: The adventure of a lifetime begins... Directed by award-winning filmmaker Thomas Balmès, from an original idea by producer Alain Chabat, this film simultaneously follows four babies around the world – from birth to first steps. The children are, respectively, in order of on-screen introduction: Ponijao, who lives with her family near Opuwo, Namibia; Bayarjargal, who resides with his family in Mongolia, near Bayanchandmani; Mari, who lives with her family in Tokyo, Japan; and Hattie, who resides with her family in the United States, in San Francisco. Re-defining the nonfiction art form, "Babies" joyfully captures on film the earliest stages of the journey of humanity that are at once unique and universal to us all. (Focus Features)
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Runtime: 79 min
Rating: Rated PG for cultural and maternal nudity throughout.
Production: Canal+
Genre: Documentary
Country: France
Languages: English, Japanese, Mongolian
Home Release Date: Sep 28, 2010
Director Credit
Thomas Balmes Director
Principal Cast Credit
Bayar Himself
Hattie Herself
Mari Herself
Cast Credit
Ponijao Himself
Producer Credit
Alain Chabat Producer
Amandine Billot Producer
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