Lists: Drama, Best Picture nominee 2000 to 2009

Brief Synopsis: "Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families."

Overall Ranking: 770 (Rank from 2006: # 18)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 60%
Regular 0%
Half-Popped 40%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review
David Baruffi97
Lisa Marie Bowman95 - One of the best.
Dan O'Neill90(full review)
Bryan Lienesch62 - A cautionary tale about the dangers stateside and abroad. Ultimately leaves you with a queasy feeling about the world we live in.
Jay of Life Vs Film60(full review)

People Involved

  • Brad Pitt (Richard)
  • Cate Blanchett (Susan)
  • Gael García Bernal (Santiago)
  • Rinko Kikuchi (Cheiko)
  • Adriana Barraza (Amelia)
  • Mohamed Akhzam (Anwar)
  • Peter Wight (Tom)
  • Harriet Walter (Lilly)
  • Trevor Martin (Douglas)
  • Matyelok Gibbs (Elyse)
  • Georges Bousquet (Robert)
  • Claudine Acs (Jane)
  • André Oumansky (Walter)
  • Michael Maloney (James)
  • Dermot Crowley (Barth)
  • Hammou Aghrar (Doctor)
  • Boubker Ait El Caid (Yussef)
  • Said Tarchani (Ahmed)
  • Mustapha Rachidi (Abdullah)
  • Abdelkader Bara (Hassan)
  • Ehou Mama (Hassans Wife)
  • Elle Fanning (Debbie)
  • Nathan Gamble (Michael)
  • Clifton Collins Jr. (Officer at Border Crossing)
  • Jamie McBride (Bill - Border Patrol)
  • Michael Peña (John - Border Patrol)
  • Kôji Yakusho (Yasujiro)
  • Yuko Murata (Mitsu)
  • Sanae Miura (Kumiko)
  • Shigemitsu Ogi (Dentist)
  • Wahiba Sahmi (Zohra)
  • Satoshi Nikaido (Detective Kenji)
  • Mohamed Akhzam (Anwar)
  • Kazuma Yamane (Kazuma)
  • Yu Tanabe (Son at Dentist)
  • Rida Taya (Abdullahs 2-Year-Old Son)
  • Alejandro González Iñárritu (Director)