Director: Thomas Balmes
Writer: Thomas Balmes
Studio: Focus Features
Everybody loves... BABIES. This visually stunning new movie simultaneously follows four babies around the world - from first breath to first steps. From Mongolia to Namibia to San Francisco to Tokyo, BABIES joyfully captures on film the earliest stages of the journey of humanity that are at once unique and universal to us all.
We propose an interesting discussion: how much do we have from culture? how much do we have from our own individuality? how much do we owe to our parents? The eternal debate is now, thanks to this documentary, again open and live, but it can be traced back, in fact, to Aristotle, who defended that Man is a social being...and continued with Hobbes' (XVIIth c.) and his revival of Plauto's (III B.C.) Homo Homini Lupus est (Man is a wolf for man)...opposed to Seneca's Homo sacra res homini (Man is sacred for man...)
Check this trailer and the one of ENTRELOBOS, and tell us what you think!