Looking For Comedy In The Muslim World (2005)
What makes Muslims laugh? That question is the focus of this insightful mockumentary starring Albert Brooks (who also wrote and directed). Sent by government officials to India and Pakistan to try to improve relations with post-9/11 South Asian countries, Brooks, his faithful assistant and two representatives from the State Department try to figure out the role comedy plays in Muslim life. With Sheetal Sheth, John Carroll Lynch, Jon Tenney, and Fred Dalton Thompson (as himself). 98 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer.
- Albert Brooks
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Albert Brooks, Sheetal Sheth, John Carroll Lynch, Jon Tenney, Homie Doroodian, Marshall Manesh, Amy Ryan, Fred Dalton Thompson, Kevin Mukherji, Penny Marshall, Emma Lockhart, B.J. Ward, Tony Montero, Steve Kramer, Conrad Bachmann, Dhiru Shah, Ajay Mehta, Kavi Raz, P D Mani, Mike Akrawi, Marco Khanlian, Ahmed Ahmed