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The Tower of Babble (2002)

 -  Short | Comedy | Drama  -  February 2002 (USA)
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Three different scenarios, intercut, all using the same words but with very different meanings. A corrupt cop is more interested in the money on the criminals he catches than justice; a ... See full summary »

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Baby at ATM
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Three different scenarios, intercut, all using the same words but with very different meanings. A corrupt cop is more interested in the money on the criminals he catches than justice; a young woman discovers she's pregnant, and her boyfriend is unfeeling; and a young man calls a prostitute it's the first time for both, and neither can go through with it. Ultimately, all the stories come together. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Three Emotional stories within 20min!
12 May 2002 | by (New York, New York) – See all my reviews



This is a truly great short film. A love story, a police drama, and a "first time" comedy all juxtaposed using the same dialogue, but with much much different connotations. Within 20 minutes, the film takes you through a wide range of emotions with characters that you amazingly identify with.


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