"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 over 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. Written and directed by Albert Brooks, "Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World" is a funny and insightful look at some of the issues we are dealing with in a post-9/11 world. The comedy also stars Sheetal Sheth, John Carroll Lynch, Jon Tenney, and Fred Dalton Thompson.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: Although the premise seems ripe for laughs, Albert Brooks isn't ruthless or clever enough to pull it off.
Odd comedy sends Albert Brooks to South Asia.
Cast & Crew
- Warner Independent Pictures
- © 2005 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. 2005 Shangri-La Entertainment, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
- English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
- Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.