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No. 29: Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Trickster tales

Jody Rosen
December 07, 2011
(20th Century Fox)
(20th Century Fox)

2006, dir. Larry Charles. The greatest Jewish trickster of his time takes on Middle America. And Pamela Anderson. And nude man-on-man hotel-lobby wrestling. And anti-Semitism. Stunt comedy at its funniest and most subversive.

Jody Rosen is a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine.