Ambassador

The Ambassador

Cast: Mads Brügger, Eva Jakobsen, Colin Evans, Varney Sherman

     
 

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Gonzo filmmaker Mads Brügger poses as a wealthy European-African consul in order to expose corruption and profiteering in the Central African Republic in this audacious hidden-camera documentary. Ostensibly traveling to the landlocked African country to open a match factory, Brügger delves into the dangerous world of blood diamond smuggling while revealing the…  See more details below

Overview

Gonzo filmmaker Mads Brügger poses as a wealthy European-African consul in order to expose corruption and profiteering in the Central African Republic in this audacious hidden-camera documentary. Ostensibly traveling to the landlocked African country to open a match factory, Brügger delves into the dangerous world of blood diamond smuggling while revealing the treacherous greed of obscenely rich white businessmen who make a killing through the misery and suffering of the impoverished, defenseless masses.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/23/2012
UPC:
0014381818529
Original Release:
2011
Source:
Draft House Films
Region Code:
A
Time:
1:33:00

Special Features

Audio commentary by director Mads Brügger; Theatrical trailer; 16-page booklet

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mads Brügger Participant
Eva Jakobsen Participant
Colin Evans Participant
Varney Sherman Participant
Dalkia Gilbert Participant
Albert Participant
Bernard Participant
Paul Participant

Technical Credits
Mads Brügger Director,Screenwriter
Jonas Bagger Associate Producer
Peter De Maegd Co-producer
Madeleine Ekman Co-producer
Peter Engel Producer
Peter Garde Executive Producer
Carsten Holst Producer
Eva Jakobsen Sound/Sound Designer
Peter Aalbæk Jensen Executive Producer
Leif Axel Kjeldsen Editor
Hans Christian Kock Sound/Sound Designer
Jaja Jul Larsen Screenwriter
Andreas Kongsgaard Mogensen Sound/Sound Designer
Julie Elmquist E. Neergaard Associate Producer
Petri Rossi Co-producer
Niklas Schak Score Composer
Kasper Søderland Art Director
Tin Soheili Score Composer
Carsten Sosted Editor
Kimmo Taavila Editor
Johan Stahl Winthereik Cinematographer

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Ambassador
1. Life as an African Diplomat
2. Via Liberia
3. Welcome to C.A.R.
4. The Cover-Up
5. Credentials
6. Envelopes of Happiness
7. Trouble of Liberia
8. Back In the C.A.R.
9. Into the Mines
10. The Match Factory
11. Missed Opportunities
12. Signatures
13. Fair Trade?
14. Gilbert Returns
15. End Credits

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