The Ambassador


1h 33m 2012

Brief Synopsis

Dressed as a neo-colonialist, Danish journalist and master satirist Mads Brügger sets off for the Central African Republic to impersonate the Liberian consul. He sets up a match factory run by pygmies as a cover. His real agenda, however, is to expose how power is allotted and traded in the country.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ambassador
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2012

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

Dressed as a neo-colonialist, Danish journalist and master satirist Mads Brügger sets off for the Central African Republic to impersonate the Liberian consul. He sets up a match factory run by pygmies as a cover. His real agenda, however, is to expose how power is allotted and traded in the country. His mission is most definitely not without its dangers or a body count.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ambassador
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2012

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States August 29, 2012

Released in United States 2012 (Official Selection)

Released in United States 2012 (Silver Spectrum)

Released in United States 2012 (World Cinema Documentary Competition)

Video on Demand in United States August 4, 2012

Limited Release in United States August 29, 2012 (New York City)

Limited Release in United States August 31, 2012 (Los Angeles)

Limited Release in United States August 31, 2012

Released in United States 2012

Released in United States on Video October 23, 2012

Video on Demand in United States August 4, 2012

Released in United States on Video October 23, 2012