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Babies / Bebes (2010)

Posted in Documentary, Psychology, World Cinema with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 20, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Thomas Balmès
Producer: Alain Chabat
Genre: Documentary
Country: France
Language: English / Japanese / Mongolian / EN subtitles

A nature documentary with focus on humans.

A look at one year in the life of four babies from around the world, from Mongolia to Namibia to San Francisco to Tokyo. Experience joy and happiness at its purest in this life-affirming, universal celebration of the magic and innocence of Babies. The movie is a joyous celebration of humankind that’s loaded with adorable images, but it lacks insight and depth.

This film is rated PG for cultural and maternal nudity.

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Lullabies of the World / Колыбельные мира (2003 – 2010)

Posted in Animation, Art House Film, Cosmology, Music, Mythology, Philosophy with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 19, 2014 by SiNgUlIbRiUm

Director: Yelizaveta Skvotsova
Producer: Arsen Gottlieb
Genre: Animation / Music
Country: Russia
Language: Universal / None

A collection of animated lullabies from different countries.

World Lullabies – animated music videos to musical performances of lullabies from different nations around the world. The films are made for everybody, but mostly for children. The viewer will feel as if he is lulled by a loving mother. Every lullaby is performed in its original language. The plot of the movie is based on the story told in the lullaby. Visual images reflect the lifestyle and traditions of each nation.
List of lullabies:
Russian, Chukchi, Greek, French, African, Indian, Georgian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Bulgarian, Armenian, Jewish, Japanese, Hungarian, Moldavian, Azerbaijan, German, Ukrainian, Canadian.

Supported by the Federal Agency for Culture and
Cinematography of the Russian Federation.