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Has anyone seen it? I did last night, highly recommend it.

From the creators of 21 grams. It has a similar theme in how many lives are intertwined over a single event and the tragic (and positive depending on how you look at it) consequences as a result. It also deals with the issue of those we may dismiss as simply criminals having their own stories and the ugly side of tourism.

I found it quite traumatic throughout the entire film. So much I want to discuss but I can't without giving a lot away!
 

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Yeah well as far as I know, it was filmed in various non-US locations where there might be different animal welfare standards. On the other hand, based on the extras on the 21 grams DVD, the director seemed like a really positive, life-embracing person, so it would seem odd for him to have a chicken killed like that.

21 grams is one of my favorite films that I've watched in recent years so I'm otherwise pretty interested in Babel.
 

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Yeah, the fact that that particular scene was (I assume) filmed in Mexico may have allowed for the chicken to be killed, but I guess I thought it was an American production so may still be illegal. But I could be wrong on both counts (being an American production and therefore being illegal.)!

I saw a film once, it was from South America, I think Brazil, and it had a lot of dog fighting scenes with dogs dying. I imagine they probably weren't fake
 
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