Follow-up film to the 2006 comedy centering on the real-life adventures of a fictional Kazakh television journalist named Borat.
We pick up with Borat narrating over the top of explaining what happened to him after the release of the film Borat. He is presented with a task (side note: he called Donald Trump, McDonald Trump), and during this, Borat ‘comes to America’ and realizes he must go undercover because everyone knows who Borat is.
Next, we get introduced to Sandra (Sandra Jessica Parker Sagdiyev, to be exact)(Maria Bakalova), and I will admit she is a delightful sidekick to our friend Borat. Maria Bakalova is hilarious next to Sascha, and it was perfect casting here.
According to the plan, Borat must deliver Sandra to Mike Pence or face execution back in Kazakhstan.
Otherwise, we weave in and out of places where he interacts with people who follow the original’s suite where he acts like well ‘Borat,’ and they fall into this trap of making themselves look foolish. I am blown away by how this man can consistently make people fall for this act and not have people second-guess what they are doing.
Here, the people looking foolish, the jokes throughout the movie land more often than they don’t. Some of the film’s better parts are the others making complete fools out of themselves while he is attempting to try different things.
In conclusion, the film’s culmination comes to this one particular moment, and obviously, I will not spoil, but I am FLOORED at what I just witnessed transpire. I had to rewind it and watch it again because I couldn’t believe what I just watched. I am at a loss for words right now. It is one of the most insane moments in the history of film.
Before I go, Borat should be nominated for Best Original Song, and I know it won’t happen because of the lyrics, but damn, it is good.
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm is shocking, insane, and even crazier than the first one.
Jacob is a film critic and co-founder of the Music City Drive-In. He is a member of the Music City Film Critics’ Association and specializes in the awards season. You can find him on Twitter @Tberry57.