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Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World

Rating:PG-13 (for drug content and brief strong language)
Release Date:January 20, 2006
Running time:99 minutes
Cast:Albert Brooks, Sheetal Sheth, John Carroll Lynch, Jon Tenney, Fred Dalton Thompson
Director:Albert Brooks
Producer:Steve Bing, Herb Nanas, Deepak Nayar, Tabrez Noorani
Writer:Albert Brooks
Distributor:Warner Independent Pictures

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Description: "Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World" is the hilarious story of what happens when the U.S. Government sends comedian Albert Brooks to India and Pakistan to find out what makes the more than 300 million Muslims in the region laugh. Brooks, accompanied by two state department handlers and his trusted assistant, goes on a journey that takes him from a concert stage in New Delhi, to the Taj Mahal, to a secret location in the mountains of Pakistan. The film is a funny and insightful look at some of the issues we are dealing with in a post-9/11 world.

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