1. There was a time, you know, I got so used to the police turning up. You know, with Borat, I think they came about 45 times. Sometimes it was the police, then the FBI were following us for a while. They had so many complaints that there was a Middle Eastern man … driving through America in an ice cream van, that the FBI assigned a team to us. And so we had the FBI and then we had the Secret Service. But there were so many of these instances, and with Bruno as well, that for a while it would take about six months afterwards for me not to totally freak out whenever I saw a policeman

    — Sacha Baron Cohen on his run-ins with the law while making his movies.

  2. sacha baron cohen

    borat

    the dictator

  1. David Edelstein reviews The Dictator and says, “I wish we had more American movies like this — entertainments that mix low farce and high political satire, reminding us that extreme silliness does not preclude extreme seriousness.” View in High-Res

    David Edelstein reviews The Dictator and says, “I wish we had more American movies like this — entertainments that mix low farce and high political satire, reminding us that extreme silliness does not preclude extreme seriousness.”

  2. david edelstein

    movie review

    the dictator

    sacha baron cohen