- 1h 22min
- Directed by: Larry Charles
- Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell, Pamela Anderson
- UK release: 2 November 2006
Borat (Baron Cohen) and his producer Azamat (Davitian) travel through Kazakhstan and the US, insulting everyone along the way and meeting countless really confused real Americans. The format of fake interviews as a series of road movie vignettes works, sharp editing and brilliant performances eliciting constant belly laughs. It is an admirable aim to satirise absolutely everyone. Hi five indeed!
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Reviews & features
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan30 Oct 2006
The poorly executed Ali G Indahouse seemed to stymie Sacha Baron Cohen’s big screen ambitions, yet Borat appears set to make him Hollywood’s new Peter Sellers. Forget that unsatisfying turn as Talladega Nights’ Gallic gay racing driver, because Borat…
Interview: Borat the Cultural Ambassador30 Oct 2006
Jay Richardson meets the most famous Kazakhstani in the world
Borat Sagdiyev strides into the room, leans down and kisses me on both cheeks. His suit is unwashed and has been since he left his job as a spermatozoa extractor of camel. And it smells like it too.
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