Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World


1h 38m 2006

Brief Synopsis

A humorous story of what happens when the U.S. Government sends comedian Albert Brooks to India and Pakistan to find out what makes the over 300 million Muslims in the region laugh. Brooks, accompanied by two state department handlers and his trusted assistant, goes on a journey that takes him from

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2006
Distribution Company
Warner Independent Pictures (WIP)
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; New Delhi, India

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

A humorous story of what happens when the U.S. Government sends comedian Albert Brooks to India and Pakistan to find out what makes the over 300 million Muslims in the region laugh. Brooks, accompanied by two state department handlers and his trusted assistant, goes on a journey that takes him from a concert stage in New Delhi, to the Taj Mahal, to a secret location in the mountains of Pakistan. It's a comedic, insightful look at the some of the issues we are dealing with in a post-9/11 world.

Crew

Michael Aarvold

Music Scoring Mixer

Thomas Ackerman

Other

Thomas Ackerman

Director Of Photography

Lee Adams

Song

Marje Adriance

Assistant

Fran Allgood

Key Costumer

Greg Allinson

Props

Stephen Altman

Production Designer

Anglea Amaro

Set Costumer

Larz Anderson

Special Effects Technician

Michael T Andreas

Music Editor

Brad Arensman

Post-Production Supervisor

Eric Armao

Craft Service

Linda Arnold

Hair Stylist

Russell Ayer

Best Boy

Sarah Baker

Set Production Assistant

Jeremy Balko

Foley Editor

Jeremy Balko

Foley Mixer

Ken Balles

Props

Carol Banker

Script Supervisor

R C Baral

Post-Production Accountant

Valerie Bartzack

Driver

Craig Bauer

Loader

Steven F. Beaupre

Assistant Director

Tineka Becker

Casting Assistant

Irving Berlin

Song

Edward Bernstein

Electrician

Erik Bernstein

Rigging Electrician

Matt Beville

Adr

Scot Boland

Casting Director

Janda D Braden

Driver

Kevin Britton

Loader

Richard Brondum

Painter

Albert Brooks

Screenplay

Albert Brooks

Other

Albert Brooks

Song Performer

Leah Brown

Set Costumer

John Bucklin

Art Director

Anita Brandt Burgoyne

Editor

Amanda Burns

Casting Assistant

Victoria Burrows

Casting Director

Christopher Byers

Key Grip

Dave Calaway

Driver

Pat Carman

Driver

Jerry Carville

Accounting Assistant

Richard E. Castro

Accounting Assistant

Steve Clark

Props

Devendra Damon Cleary

Sound

Richard Cody

Craft Service

Alan Colbert

Best Boy

Kelly Colgan

Driver

Judy Cook

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Clark Credle

Set Production Assistant

Fred Dale

Grip

Stephen M Davis

Music Editor

Tom Domino

Sign Writer

Jeff Durling

Electrician

Ezra Dweck

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Alan Easley

On-Set Dresser

William Eliscu

Graphic Designer

Deborah Everton

Costume Designer

Mary Fanto

Product Placement

James Fernandez

On-Set Dresser

Stacy Foot

Assistant Production Coordinator

Christopher Furia

Production Accountant

Lisa Furia

Accounting Assistant

Linda Gacsko

Camera Assistant

John G Gallaher

Props

Jonas Garcia

Craft Service

Brian Garrett

Props

Harry Garvin

Steadicam Operator

Harry Garvin

Camera Operator

Kristen Gassner

On-Set Dresser

Michael Giacchino

Music Composer

Bernard Glavin

Driver

Dave Glavin

Driver

Diane Glavin

Driver

Leon L. Glavin

Driver

Christopher Goe

Rigging Grip

Chad Goei

Digital Effects Artist

Jamison Goei

Visual Effects Supervisor

John A Gomez

Sign Writer

Raymond Gonzales

Rigging Gaffer

George Graham

Driver

Bernie Granados

Construction

Barry Gross

Electrician

Helen Hand

Assistant Editor

Barbara Harris

Adr Voice Casting

Don Harris

Driver

Guy Herman

Props

Nazhat Sharif Hester

Set Costumer

Steven Hiller

Camera Operator

Sandy Hinkle

Driver

Matthew Hirsch

Production Coordinator

Michael J Hogan

Video Assist/Playback

David Hopkins

On-Set Dresser

Andrew Horton

Electrician

Chad Hughes

Sound Effects Editor

Kelly Hustis

Driver

Jason Inman

Medic

Tim Jensen

Driver

Catherine Kagan

Assistant Location Manager

David Kang

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Kevin Kathman

Craft Service

Jason Kemp

Set Production Assistant

Mathew Kennedy

Camera Assistant

Kyle Kilty

Painter

Sanjay Kumar

Unit Location Manager

Rachel Sage Kunin

Costume Supervisor

Randy Kutcher

Best Boy

David J Larson

Hair Stylist

Richard Lengle

Driver

Adam Levine

Office Assistant

Paul Z Livingstone

Music

Victor Lizardo

Craft Service

David Loitz

On-Set Dresser

Penny Marshall

Other

Richard Martinez

Construction

Cameron Matheson

On-Set Dresser

Robert W Mccarty

Best Boy Grip

John Mccomb

Driver

Jess Mcleod

Props

Rajeev Mehra

Production Manager

Maria L Mejia

Painter

Fran Messer

Assistant

Jill Meyers

Music

Gino S Mifsud

Grip

Douglas G Miller

Transportation Captain

Jonathan Miller

Supervising Sound Editor

Don Miloyevich

Property Master

Ralph Mock

Painter

Rob Monroy

Camera Assistant

Johnny Morales

Foreman

Randy Musselman

Transportation Coordinator

Herb Nanas

Producer

Darin Necessary

Camera Assistant

Tabrez Noorani

Producer

Tommy Oberlin

Driver

Kim Ornitz

Sound Mixer

Sookie Park

Digital Effects Artist

Chris Parker

On-Set Dresser

James J. Passanante

Painter

John J Passanante

Painter

Jolee Passanante

Painter

Cheri Paul

Assistant Property Master

Stephen J Peirano

Greensman

Joann Perritano

Executive Producer

Joann Perritano

Unit Production Manager

Mark Pickens

Grip

Mark Pigman

Construction

Sergio Ponch-gutierrez

Dolly Grip

Shannon Quamme

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Raman Rao

Gaffer

Zeke Richardson

Dialogue Editor

Zeke Richardson

Adr Editor

Jamie Robinson

Office Assistant

Shelley Roden

Foley Artist

Bill Ross

Painter

Dylan Rush

Electrician

Pattey Ryane

Casting Associate

Pravesh Sahni

Line Producer

Tony "san Antone" Salazar

Construction

Jerry Sandager

Rigging Grip

Robert Schaefer

Painter

Beverly Seifert

Driver

Chad Seiter

Music Scoring Mixer

Arif Shamsi

Assistant Director

Steve Sheridan

Color Timer

Kate Shorter

Makeup

Jason A Silber

Construction

Mical Silber

Art Department

Tom Skulski

Grip

Mychal Smith

Boom Operator

Raul Solano

Other

Daniel Soles

Plasterer

Robert S Soles

Plasterer

Chris Spellman

Set Decorator

Tim Spicka

Rigging Grip

Wayne Springfield

Construction Coordinator

Carrie Starkman

Craft Service

Peter M Starkman

Caterer

Marc Stevens

Foreman

Sunday Stevens

Assistant Director

Charles Strouse

Song

John Ternenyi

Driver

Lacey Terrell

Photography

Fred Thompson

Other

Eric Tignini

Assistant Director

Jay Traynor

Location Manager

Shannon Tymkiw

Art Department

Dick Van Dyke

Song Performer

Ray Van Holten

Driver

David Van Slyke

Sound Effects Editor

Jonathan Wales

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Dan Wallin

Score Recording

Jay Wejebe

Makeup

Donald Wheaton

Construction

Katherine Wilson

Art Department Coordinator

Tony Wright

Construction

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2006
Distribution Company
Warner Independent Pictures (WIP)
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; New Delhi, India

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States January 20, 2006

Released in United States on Video August 29, 2006

Released in United States Winter January 20, 2006

Limited Release in United States January 20, 2006

Released in United States Winter January 20, 2006

Released in United States on Video August 29, 2006