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.
Why Is Babies Rated PG?
Babies is rated PG for cultural and maternal nudity throughout.
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Cultural and maternal nudity in this documentary includes mothers breastfeeding (with some close-up detail). Namibian woman are frequently shown without any clothing on the top portions of their bodies. Babies are often naked. One male baby urinates while lying on his back. Men are seen without shirts. Some parents may be concerned with children mimicking the things these babies do—like sharing their food with a dog.
Home Video Viewing Alternatives
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Other babies and children (both human and animal) face the challenges of life in similar locations around the world. Look for the trials of a Mongolian colt and his human caregivers in The Story of the Weeping Camel, the survival of stray birds in San Francisco in The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill, the ties that bind a fictional African family in The Gods Must Be Crazy 2 and the sibling relationship captured in the Japanese anime film My Neighbor Totoro.
Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: G
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Details on home video releases of Babies...
Babies releases to DVD and Blu-ray on September 28, 2010.