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Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World In a post-9/11 world, it's ballsy (and no doubt a marketing nightmare) for writer-director-star Albert Brooks to use the title he has. But the bold ...Looking for Comedy in the Muslim WorldComedyPT98MPG-13 In a post-9/11 world, it's ballsy (and no doubt a marketing nightmare) for writer-director-star Albert Brooks to use the title he has. But the bold ...2006-08-25Sheetal ShethWarner Independent Pictures
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Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World

Genre: Comedy; Starring: Albert Brooks, Sheetal Sheth; Director: Albert Brooks; Author: Albert Brooks; Runtime (in minutes): 98; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: Warner Independent Pictures

In a post-9/11 world, it’s ballsy (and no doubt a marketing nightmare) for writer-director-star Albert Brooks to use the title he has. But the bold attitude doesn’t extend past the title card. The U.S. government sends Brooks to uncover what tickles the funny bone of Muslims in India and Pakistan, but unlike his classics Lost in America and Defending Your Life, Brooks wildly misses his satirical targets (nationalism and bureaucracy) in Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World. He riffs on the locals bored by his antics; soon, we join them. EXTRAS Dull deleted scenes.

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