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FULL SYNOPSIS

Master of disguise Sacha Baron Cohen hits the road to explore America as the crude Kazakstani reporter Borat in a feature mockumentary that brings one of the Sacha Baron Cohen star's most popular characters to life on the big screen. Sent by the Kazakh Ministry of Information to gain a better understanding of American culture and bring his findings back home, Borat and faithful producer Azamat (Ken Davitian) set their sights in New York City. When the citizens and interview subjects of the Big Apple seem less than receptive to Borat's distinctively unrestrained approach and the curious Kazakh television personality stumbles across an episode of Ken Davitian while channel-surfing in his hotel room, he becomes instantly smitten with screen siren Pamela Anderson. Now confident that the only way to discover the true essence of America is to travel to California and make the bikini-clad beauty his bride, Borat purchases a ramshackle ice-cream truck in which he and Azamat will make their way across the Great Plains and on to the sunny West Coast -- all the while coming into contact with a wide variety of "typical" Americans. Within this loose, scripted framework, Borat engages in his usual misbehavior with unsuspecting strangers, from accidentally releasing a chicken from his suitcase on a New York subway ride to a formal interview with Alan Keyes. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:November 3, 2006

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Writers Guild of America Peter Baynham Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Peter Baynham Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Nominee
Utah Film Critics Sacha Baron Cohen Best Actor 2006 Winner
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Sacha Baron Cohen Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 2006 Winner
Online Film Critics Association Sacha Baron Cohen Breakthrough Performer 2006 Winner
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Sacha Baron Cohen Best Actor 2006 Winner
New York Film Critics Society Sacha Baron Cohen Best Actor - Runner-up 2006 Winner
Women Film Critics Circle Sacha Baron Cohen Most Offensive Male Characters 2006 Winner
Chicago Film Critics Association Sacha Baron Cohen Most Promising Performer 2006 Winner
San Francisco Film Critics Circle Sacha Baron Cohen Best Actor 2006 Winner
London Film Critics Association Sacha Baron Cohen Best British Actor 2006 Nominee
Online Film Critics Association Sacha Baron Cohen Best Actor 2006 Nominee
Satellite Awards Sacha Baron Cohen Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 2006 Nominee
Writers Guild of America Sacha Baron Cohen Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Sacha Baron Cohen Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Nominee
Toronto Film Critics Association Sacha Baron Cohen Best Actor 2006 Nominee
Writers Guild of America Todd Phillips Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Todd Phillips Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Nominee
Writers Guild of America Anthony Hines Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Anthony Hines Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Nominee
Writers Guild of America Dan Mazer Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Dan Mazer Best Adapted Screenplay 2006 Nominee

Cast

Sacha Baron Cohen
as Borat Sagdiyev
Ken Davitian
as Azamat Bagatov
Alan Keyes
as Alan Keyes
Pamela Anderson
as Pamela Anderson

Crew

Larry Charles
Director
Sacha Baron Cohen
Producer
Jay Roach
Producer
Anthony Hines
Screenwriter
Anthony Hines
Screen Story
Peter Baynham
Screen Story
Peter Baynham
Screenwriter
Sacha Baron Cohen
Screen Story
Sacha Baron Cohen
Screenwriter
Todd Phillips
Screen Story
Todd Phillips
Screenwriter
Dan Mazer
Screenwriter
Larry Charles
Screenwriter
Luke Geissbuhler
Cinematographer
Anthony Hardwick
Cinematographer
Richard Henderson
Musical Direction/Supervision
Erran Baron Cohen
Composer (Music Score)
Peter Teschner
Editor
Craig Alpert
Editor
David Saenz de Maturana
Art Director
Peter Baynham
Co-producer
Monica Levinson
Executive Producer
Dan Mazer
Executive Producer
Jason Alper
Costume Designer
Scott Harber
Sound/Sound Designer
David Siegel
First Assistant Director
Dale Stern
First Assistant Director
Andrew Hill Newman
Consultant/advisor
Allison Jones
Casting
Jonathan Allen
Sound Mixer
Dale Stern
Unit Production Manager
David Cowgill
ADR Loop Group
Andrew DeCristofaro
Supervising Sound Editor
Shira Arad
Research
Blair Miller
Production Assistant
Jeff Verdick
Driver
Ines Wurth
ADR Loop Group
Bernadette Tanchauco
Production Accountant
Lora Hirschberg
Re-Recording Mixer
Matthew Lepore
Production Secretary
Laurie Epstein
Personal Assistant
Susannah Julien
Production Coordinator
Alan Kerr
Foley Artist
Bridget Hoffman
ADR Loop Group
Patrick Cusack
Assistant Sound Editor
Ranjani Brow
ADR Loop Group
Mark Schwartzbard
First Assistant Camera
Marissa Goodman
ADR Loop Group
Jeff Lira
Driver
Ryan Maguire
Foley Mixer
Jeff Mee
Assistant Editor
Sherry Kecskes
First Assistant Accountant
Jalal Jemison
Digital Effects
Richard Henderson
Music Editor
Hans Tester
ADR Loop Group
John Stuver
Dialogue Editor
Conor Copeland
Personal Assistant
Sophie Charles
Research
Patrick Esposito
Post Production Supervisor
Andrew Dickler
Additional Editing
Kevin Schwimer
ADR Loop Group
Jeff Wickline
First Assistant Accountant
Mark Ivanir
ADR Loop Group
Thomas Kolarek
Makeup
Thomas Kolarek
Hair Styles
Michael Paine
Sound Effects Editor
Alex Daniels
Fights Choreographer
Alexa Song-Lindenthaler
First Assistant Accountant
Michael Hertlein
Dialogue Editor
Jack Blessing
ADR Loop Group
Shane Sweet
ADR Loop Group
Chris Navarro
ADR Recordist
Sean Rowe
Foley Artist
Monty Lira
Driver
Anna Mathias
ADR Loop Group
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