The Ambassador Poster

Release Date: August 29th, 2012

DVD Release Date: October 23rd, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
Using hidden cameras, filmmaker Mads Brugger exposes the ease with which he obtained a fake passport and smuggled blood diamonds out of the Central African Republic.

Director: Mads Brügger

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: Drafthouse Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Picture Graham Greene crossed with James Bond, with a splash of Sacha Baron Cohen, and you'll start to imagine the nervy talents of Mads Brügger, the fearless Danish filmmaker who has for a second time come up with a stunning, funny, and vital piece of guerilla cinema. show more

  • At what point did I realize The Ambassador was an actual documentary, and not a fraud? Perhaps when I realized that everyone in the film was just as dishonest, venal and corrupt as they seemed - including the director. show more

  • It may feel like 'Borat,' but Mads Brugger's documentary is a comical look at an unfunny place. show more

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