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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020)

Preceded by: Borat (2006)

Director:
Jason Woliner
COUNTRY
USA

GENRE
Comedy/Mockumentary

NORWEGIAN TITLE
Borat påfølgende film

RUNNING TIME
96 minutes
Producer:
Sacha Baron Cohen
Monica Levinson
Anthony Hines
Screenwriter:
Sacha Baron Cohen
Anthony Hines
Dan Swimer
Peter Baynham
Erica Rivinoja
Dan Mazer
Jena Friedman
Lee Kern


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
Borat Sagdiyev Sacha Baron Cohen
Tutar Sagdiyev Maria Bakalova

 

Review

Sacha Baron Cohen dusts off his 14 year old Borat character and takes him back to the United States in order to ridicule himself and various moronic and/or ignorant groups and people. The intellectual variance is noteworthy – be prepared for everything from toilet humour to clever and disguised double entendres as Borat and his 15-year old daughter (played by Romanian actress Maria Bakalova) roam around the American backwoods looking for targets – some of which admittedly seem a little too easy and undeserving, whereas others more or less are asking for it. The film will probably come off as politically biased for viewers who are die hard fans of the Republican party and the "McDonald Trump" administration. And granted, if there’s one problem with Borat Subsequent Movie, it’s not that it lashes out at stupidity and prejudice, but that it doesn’t lash out at stupidity and prejudice from a broad enough spectre. Still, you have to be pretty closed up to not appreciate what Cohen tries to do here – and the wildly amusing albeit painfully embarrassing way he does it. 

Copyright © 01.01.2021 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang

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