Babies parents guide


Overall A-

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.

Release date May 7, 2010

Violence A
Sexual Content B
Profanity A
Substance Use A

Why is Babies rated PG? The MPAA rated Babies PG for cultural and maternal nudity throughout.

Run Time: 79 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Babies rated PG? Babies is rated PG by the MPAA for cultural and maternal nudity throughout.

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.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Nudity.
Alberta PG Nudity.
Manitoba G
Ontario G
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

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Cast and Crew

Babies is directed by Thomas Balmes and stars Bayar, Ponijao, Hattie, Mari.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Babies movie is September 28, 2010. Here are some details…

Babies releases to DVD and Blu-ray on September 28, 2010.

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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.