Borat coming to Israel - Israel Culture, Ynetnews
 
ynetnews
web


   Israel News
Art&Culture  ▪  Media&Internet  ▪  Health&Science  ▪  Film&TV  ▪  The Buzz  ▪  Sports  ▪  Lifestyle  ▪  Music

Israel News
World News
Israel Opinion
Jewish
Israel Business
Israel Culture
Israel Travel
Boratmania

Cohen as Borat PR Photo
Cohen as Borat PR Photo
 
 

Borat coming to Israel

In a series of (real) interviews with (real) US citizens Borat reveals his interviewees' true racist character

Itamar Eichner
Published: 11.15.06, 13:35 / Israel Culture

After infuriating the Kazakh authorities, Borat is coming to Israel. The British Jewish comedian Sacha Baron Cohen (35), better known as Ali G. will be arriving in Israel shortly to promote his blockbuster movie "Borat."

 

Cohen, born to an Israeli mother and a British father portrays the character of Borat Sagdiyev, a chauvinist and anti-Semitic reporter from Kazakhstan.

 

Throughout the movie, Borat speaks in gibberish which is supposedly the Kazakhstan language. However, the language he speaks in, and often
curses in, is in fact Hebrew with a heavy Russian accent.

 

During the movie Borat interviews unsuspecting Americans on the street who are unaware that Borat is a fictitious character, and so relate to him and his anti-Semitic comments seriously. In a series of (real) interviews with (real) US citizens Borat reveals his interviewees' true racist character.

 

The American movie created a diplomatic incident with the Kazakh authorities, who complained that he was depicting their country as dark and racist.

 

Ynetnews contributed to the report

 

commentcomment   PrintPrint  Send to friendSend to friend   
Tag with Del.icio.us Bookmark to del.icio.us



 
21 Talkbacks for this article    See all talkbacks
Please wait for the talkbacks to load

 

RSS RSS | About | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of use | Advertise with us | Site Map

Site developed by  YIT Advanced Technology Solutions

 
פיקוד העורף התרעה במרחב:
    למציאת מרחב ההתגוננות האישי שלכם »
    פיקוד העורף מזכיר: יש לחכות 10 דקות במרחב המוגן לפני שיוצאים החוצה
    רשימת יישובים במרחב