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This documentary looks at the first year of life for four babies (Bayar, Ponijao, Hattie and Mari) from different countries (Mongolia, Namibia, the United States of America and Japan) being raised in different cultures. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: A
Sexual Content: B
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 79
Theater Release: 07 May 2010
Video Release: 28 Sep 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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How We Determine Our Grades

Babies is rated PG: for cultural and maternal nudity throughout.

Director: Thomas Balmes
Cast: Bayar, Ponijao, Hattie, Mari
Studio: 2010 Focus Features
Website: Official site for Babies.

Detailed Review

It’s such a simple idea. Film hours and hours of infants growing and playing during their first year of life, pick the choicest moments, and fill the screen with images… 
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Why Is Babies Rated PG?

Cultural and maternal nudity in this documentary includes mothers breastfeeding (with some close-up detail). Namibian… 
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The four babies shown in this documentary live in a wide variety of economic conditions.… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Other babies and children (both human and animal) face the challenges of life in similar… 
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