The Ambassador

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Summary: This darkly comic, genre-bending piece of gonzo journalism from international provocateur Mads Brügger rips the corroded lid off the global scheme of political corruption and exploitation happening in one of the most dangerous places on the planet: the Central African Republic. Armed with a phalanx of hidden cameras, black-market diplomatic credentials and a bleeding-edge wit, Brügger transforms himself into an outlandish caricature of a European-African consul. As he immerses himself in the life-threatening underworld of nefarious bureaucrats, Brügger encounters blood diamond smuggling, bribery, and even murder -- while somehow managing to crack amazing razor-sharp barbs at every step along the way. From each absurdly terrifying/hilarious situation to the next, The Ambassador is a one-of-a-kind excursion from the man whom The Huffington Post has called “the most provocative filmmaker in the world.” (Drafthouse)

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Production: Film i Väst
Genre: Documentary
Country: Denmark
Languages: English, French, Danish
Director Credit
Mads Brügger Director
Writer Credit
Mads Brügger Writer
Maja Jul Larsen Writer
Cast Credit
Mads Brügger Himself
Producer Credit
Carsten Holst Producer
Charlotte Vinther Line Producer
Jonas Bagger Associate Producer
Julie Elmquist E. Neergaard Assistant Producer
Peter Aalbæk Jensen Executive Producer
Peter Engel Producer
Peter Garde Executive Producer
Tobias F. Dahl Assistant Producer
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