Babel Poster

(I) (2006)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2007

Won
Oscar
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Gustavo Santaolalla
Nominated
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Jon Kilik
Steve Golin
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Adriana Barraza
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Rinko Kikuchi
Best Achievement in Directing
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Guillermo Arriaga
Best Achievement in Film Editing
Douglas Crise
Stephen Mirrione

Golden Globes, USA 2007

Won
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Brad Pitt
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Adriana Barraza
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Rinko Kikuchi
Best Director - Motion Picture
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Guillermo Arriaga
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Gustavo Santaolalla

BAFTA Awards 2007

Won
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Gustavo Santaolalla
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Jon Kilik
Steve Golin
Best Screenplay - Original
Guillermo Arriaga
Best Cinematography
Rodrigo Prieto
Best Editing
Stephen Mirrione
Douglas Crise
Best Sound
José Antonio García
Jon Taylor
Christian P. Minkler
Martín Hernández
Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2007

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Adriana Barraza
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Rinko Kikuchi
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Adriana Barraza
Cate Blanchett
Gael García Bernal
Rinko Kikuchi
Brad Pitt
Kôji Yakusho

ACCEC Awards 2007

Won
ACCEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Millor pel·lícula estrangera)
Alejandro G. Iñárritu

AFI Awards, USA 2007

Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year

BABEL is a powerful reminder of the poetry of film. Alejandro Iñárritu's non-linear storytelling ... More

BABEL is a powerful reminder of the poetry of film. Alejandro Iñárritu's non-linear storytelling style is both epic and intimate, and imagines our global interconnectivity as catalyzed by a single bullet. Raw performances from an extraordinary cast drive this haunting and, at times, harrowing tale about our inability to communicate despite advances in technology. The film is also an unblinking look at the price this has on our children, and ultimately asks the question, "Will we hear each other, before it's too late?"


Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2006

Won
EDA Female Focus Award
Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Film Industry
Cate Blanchett
For The Good German and Notes on a Scandal

For her amazing 2006 trifecta as Susan in Babel (2006), Lena Brandt in The Good German (2006), and ... More

For her amazing 2006 trifecta as Susan in Babel (2006), Lena Brandt in The Good German (2006), and Sheba Hart in Notes on a Scandal (2006).

Nominated
EDA Award
Best Ensemble Cast
Best Performance by an Actress or Actor in Support of a Female Protagonist or Female Perspective
Adriana Barraza
Best Breakthrough Performance for a Young Actress
Rinko Kikuchi
Nominated
EDA Special Mention Award
Best Depiction of Nudity or Sexuality

ALMA Awards 2007

Won
ALMA Award
Outstanding Motion Picture
Outstanding Actress - Motion Picture
Adriana Barraza
Outstanding Director - Motion Picture
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Outstanding Screenplay - Motion Picture
Guillermo Arriaga
Nominated
ALMA Award
Outstanding Actor - Motion Picture
Gael García Bernal

American Cinema Editors, USA 2007

Won
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic
Stephen Mirrione
Douglas Crise
Tied with Thelma Schoonmaker for The Departed (2006).

Art Directors Guild 2007

Nominated
Excellence in Production Design Award
Contemporary Film
Brigitte Broch (production designer)
Claudia Vazquez (art director)
Bernardo Trujillo (consulting art director - Mexico)
Rafael Mandujano (assistant art director - Mexico)
Ryo Sugimoto (art director - Japan)
Miyuki Kitagawa (assistant art director - Japan)

Austin Film Critics Association 2007

Won
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Supporting Actress
Rinko Kikuchi

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2006

2nd place
ACCA
Best Film Editing
Stephen Mirrione
Douglas Crise
Runner-Up
Best Original Score
Gustavo Santaolalla
Nominated
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
Steve Golin
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Jon Kilik
Best Director
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Adriana Barraza
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Rinko Kikuchi
Best Original Screenplay
Guillermo Arriaga
Best Cast Ensemble
Brad Pitt
Cate Blanchett
Adriana Barraza
Rinko Kikuchi
Kôji Yakusho
Gael García Bernal
Best Cinematography
Rodrigo Prieto

Awards of the Japanese Academy 2008

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Language Film

Bodil Awards 2007

Won
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)
Alejandro G. Iñárritu

British Society of Cinematographers 2007

Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
Rodrigo Prieto

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2007

Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actress
Adriana Barraza
Best Supporting Actress
Rinko Kikuchi
Best Writer
Guillermo Arriaga
Best Composer
Gustavo Santaolalla
Best Soundtrack
Best Acting Ensemble
Brad Pitt
Cate Blanchett
Adriana Barraza
Rinko Kikuchi
Kôji Yakusho
Gael García Bernal

Camerimage 2006

Nominated
Golden Frog
Main Competition
Rodrigo Prieto

Cannes Film Festival 2006

Won
Best Director
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Won
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Won
Technical Grand Prize
Stephen Mirrione
For the editing.
Nominated
Palme d'Or
Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Capri, Hollywood 2006

Won
Capri Exploit Award
Rinko Kikuchi

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2007

Won
COFCA Award
Best Score
Gustavo Santaolalla
2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Rinko Kikuchi
Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Picture
8th place

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2006

Won
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Rinko Kikuchi
Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt
Best Supporting Actress
Adriana Barraza
Most Promising Performer
Rinko Kikuchi
Best Director
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Best Screenplay, Original
Guillermo Arriaga
Best Cinematography
Rodrigo Prieto
Best Original Score
Gustavo Santaolalla

Cinema Audio Society, USA 2007

Nominated
C.A.S. Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Motion Pictures
Jon Taylor (re-recording mixer)
Christian P. Minkler (re-recording mixer)
José Antonio García (production mixer)

Cinema Brazil Grand Prize 2008

Nominated
Cinema Brazil Grand Prize
Best Foreign-Language Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
Alejandro G. Iñárritu

CinEuphoria Awards 2010

Won
CinEuphoria
Top Films of the Decade - International Competition
Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2007

Nominated
CDG Award
Excellence in Contemporary Film
Michael Wilkinson
Gabriela Diaque
Miwako Kobayashi

César Awards, France 2007

Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2006

2nd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Guillermo Arriaga
Best Cinematography
Rodrigo Prieto
Tied with Emmanuel Lubezki for Children of Men (2006).
3rd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Best Supporting Actress
Adriana Barraza
Nominated
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actress
Rinko Kikuchi

David di Donatello Awards 2007

Won
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Directors Guild of America, USA 2007

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Fotogramas de Plata 2007

Won
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Gold Derby Awards 2010

Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Supporting Actress of the Decade
Adriana Barraza
As Amelia

Gold Derby Awards 2007

Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Original Screenplay
Guillermo Arriaga
Supporting Actress
Adriana Barraza
As Amelia
Supporting Actress
Rinko Kikuchi
As Chieko
Ensemble Cast
Adriana Barraza
Cate Blanchett
Gael García Bernal
Rinko Kikuchi
Brad Pitt
Kôji Yakusho
Cinematography
Rodrigo Prieto
Film Editing
Stephen Mirrione
Douglas Crise
Original Score
Gustavo Santaolalla

Golden Schmoes Awards 2006

Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Supporting Actress of the Year
Rinko Kikuchi

Gotham Awards 2006

Won
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Ensemble Performance
Brad Pitt
Cate Blanchett
Gael García Bernal
Kôji Yakusho
Adriana Barraza
Rinko Kikuchi
Said Tarchani
Boubker Ait El Caid
Breakthrough Actor
Rinko Kikuchi
Tied with Shareeka Epps for Half Nelson (2006).

Grammy Awards 2008

Nominated
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Gustavo Santaolalla

Guldbagge Awards 2007

Nominated
Guldbagge
Best Foreign Film (Bästa utländska film)
Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Hollywood Film Awards 2006

Won
Hollywood Film Award
Casting Director of the Year
Francine Maisler
For Miami Vice and Stranger Than Fiction
Composer of the Year
Gustavo Santaolalla

Image Awards 2007

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Directing in a Feature Film/Television Movie - Comedy or Drama
Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Imagen Foundation Awards 2007

Nominated
Imagen Award
Best Director - Film
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actor - Film
Gael García Bernal
Best Supporting Actress - Film
Adriana Barraza

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2006

Nominated
ICP Award
Best Supporting Performance
Rinko Kikuchi
10th place.

Irish Film and Television Awards 2007

Nominated
IFTA Award
Best International Film

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA) 2007

Nominated
IOMA
Best Picture (Miglior film)
Best Original Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura originale)
Guillermo Arriaga
Best Editing (Miglior montaggio)
Douglas Crise
Stephen Mirrione
Best Soundtrack (Miglior colonna sonora)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2006

3rd place
Sierra Award
Best Picture
3rd place

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2007

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing for Music in a Feature Film
Anibal Kerpel (music editor)
Best Sound Editing for Sound Effects and Foley in a Foreign Film
Martín Hernández (supervising sound editor/sound designer)
Roland N. Thai (sound designer)
Shawn Kennelly (supervising foley editor)
Alejandro Quevedo (sound effects editor)
Sergio Diaz (dialogue editor)
Robert Troy (dialogue editor)
Thierry J. Couturier (dialogue editor)
Richard Burton (dialogue editor)
Laura Macias (foley artist)
Vince Nicastro (foley artist)

National Board of Review, USA 2006

Won
NBR Award
Breakthrough Performance - Female
Rinko Kikuchi
Top Ten Films

New York Film Critics, Online 2006

Won
NYFCO Award
Top Films of the Year

Online Film & Television Association 2007

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Music, Original Score
Gustavo Santaolalla
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
Adriana Barraza
Best Supporting Actress
Rinko Kikuchi
Best Breakthrough Performance - Female
Rinko Kikuchi
Best Ensemble
Best Casting
Gigi Akoka
Gemma Hancock
Hervé Jakubowicz
Francine Maisler
Juliette Ménager
Yôko Narahashi
Marc Robert
Sam Stevenson
Manuel Teil
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Guillermo Arriaga
Best Film Editing
Douglas Crise
Stephen Mirrione

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2007

Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Best Supporting Actress
Adriana Barraza
Best Supporting Actress
Rinko Kikuchi
Best Original Screenplay
Guillermo Arriaga
Best Cinematography
Rodrigo Prieto
Best Editing
Douglas Crise
Stephen Mirrione
Best Original Score
Gustavo Santaolalla
Best Breakthrough Performance
Rinko Kikuchi

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2007

Won
Director of the Year Award
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Won
Ensemble Cast Award
Brad Pitt
Cate Blanchett
Adriana Barraza
Rinko Kikuchi
Gael García Bernal
Kôji Yakusho
Said Tarchani
Boubker Ait El Caid

PGA Awards 2007

Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Steve Golin
Jon Kilik

Political Film Society, USA 2007

Won
PFS Award
Human Rights

Robert Festival 2007

Won
Robert
Best American Film (Årets amerikanske film)
Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Russian Guild of Film Critics 2007

Nominated
White Elephant
Best Foreign Film
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
West

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2006

Won
SDFCS Award
Best Score
Gustavo Santaolalla
Best Ensemble Performance
Adriana Barraza
Cate Blanchett
Gael García Bernal
Rinko Kikuchi
Brad Pitt
Kôji Yakusho

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2006

Won
SFFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Adriana Barraza

Sant Jordi Awards 2007

Won
Audience Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Satellite Awards 2006

Won
Satellite Award
Best Original Score
Gustavo Santaolalla
Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Rinko Kikuchi
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Brad Pitt
Best Motion Picture, Drama
Best Director
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Best Screenplay, Original
Guillermo Arriaga
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Best Film Editing
Stephen Mirrione
Douglas Crise
Best Sound (Editing & Mixing)
José Antonio García
Jon Taylor
Christian P. Minkler
Martín Hernández

SESC Film Festival, Brazil 2008

Won
Audience Award
Best Foreign Director (Melhor Diretor Estrangeiro)
Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2006

Nominated
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
7th place

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2006

Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Rinko Kikuchi
Best Cinematography
Rodrigo Prieto

The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards 2006

Won
Stinker Award
Most Overrated Film

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2006

Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Supporting Performance, Female
Rinko Kikuchi
Best Screenplay
Guillermo Arriaga

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2006

Won
UFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Rinko Kikuchi

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2007

Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Adriana Barraza
Best Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt

Writers Guild of America, USA 2007

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Original Screenplay
Guillermo Arriaga

Young Artist Awards 2007

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actor Age Ten or Younger
Nathan Gamble
Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actress Age Ten or Younger
Elle Fanning

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