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Babies (2010)

9 Ratings: 3.7
A movie directed by Thomas Balmes.

The babies in Babies are four newborns, photographed in their natural habitat in distinctly different parts of the world. Hattie is in San Francisco, Mari's in Tokyo, Baryarjargal lives out in the Mongolian steppes, and Ponijao is born amid the simple … see full wiki

Director: Thomas Balmes
Genre: Documentary
Release Date: May 07, 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
3 reviews about Babies (2010)
review by . November 02, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
   If you've seen the previews, what you see is what you get. Babies is a look at four different cultures, four different places and four different babies. The "story" begins with two babies fighting, then moves into "A Few Months Earlier" and the Namibian mother's very pregnant belly and her rubbing brick dust into her skin. The film then moves on to each of the babies first hours after birth, slowly following each family as they live their lives, one developmental …
review by . May 21, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
BABIES is a feel good movie that arguably has absolutely no point, or is very profound. It is a documentary that essentially films the first year or so in the lives of 4 babies from vastly different parts of the globe. We simply observe them eating, evacuating, smiling, discovering their toes, learning to crawl, learning to play, and so on. Certainly babies are cute, and it's easy to get an adult audience to smile with and laugh at these silly little creatures.     That could …
review by . November 02, 2010
Usually, babies just burp, poop, and sleep. Yet, Babies still manages to be an entertaining movie. It follows four babies, one from Namibia, Mongolia, Japan, and the U.S. each. At a certain point, the movie isn't so much about watching cute little babies (although there is plenty of that), but rather gaining an appreciation of just how differently some kids are raised. The sleek daycare in Tokyo is contrasted with the farm animals in Mongolia and the dusty abandonment of rural Namibia. Thus, the …
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