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THE AMBASSADOR, a darkly comic, genre-bending documentary that exposes the controversial business of selling diplomatic titles that gives wealthy businessmen the opportunity to exploit the lucrative and limited resources of war torn, third world nations. Filmmaker/journalist/provocateur Mads Brügger (Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner for Red Chapel) uses humor in his jaw-dropping descent into one of the most dangerous places on the planet: the Central African Republic. From each absurdly terrifying and hilarious situation to the next, THE AMBASSADOR is a one-of-a-kind excursion from the man whom The Huffington Post has called "the most provocative filmmaker in the world."
An interesting concept - a filmmaker takes his life in his hands impersonating a diplomat in a highly corrupt and dangerous country. Definitely an interesting concept. Read morePublished on June 30, 2013 by Larry R
I am very pleased with the purchase of this movie. I read a review of it in the New York Observer and decided to buy it, once it was released. Read morePublished on April 12, 2013 by Rodceasar
.....and though it's in Africa and perhaps somewhat more pronounced, it's probably no more abundant than it is here in the U.S.Published on February 22, 2013 by Hiram Davis
Loved the movie. Mads takes lots of subtle jabs at just about everyone - the locals, foreigners, Europeans, Africans, and the law and those who break it. Hilarious. ... Read morePublished on January 19, 2013 by AP