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Americanistan (2014)

It's a comedy about tyranny when a team of western reporters take on the Middle East.

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Nabil Badine

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Spilchuk ... David Bernstein
Rachel Wilson ... Trisha Young
Jefferson Brown ... Martin Hunter
Nicholas Campbell ... Colt Buchanan
Mena Massoud ... Mohammed Ali
Adam Tsekhman ... The Sheikh / Abdullah
Tony Nappo ... Babek
Ramona Milano ... Zaynob
Howard Jerome Howard Jerome ... Tim Worthington
Gerry Mendicino Gerry Mendicino ... Old Man
Kaleb Alexander Kaleb Alexander ... Terrorist #1
Nadeem Khitab Nadeem Khitab ... Terrorist #2
Miguel Anthony ... Barir
Christine Aziz ... Female Mutaween
Farid Yazdani ... Protestor #1
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Storyline

With their careers on the brink of complete collapse, three disgraced journalists are rounded up by Colt Buchanan, a billionaire Texan to launch his latest risky venture... an American news network in the Middle East! But their Western way of life is turned on its head as our reporters fumble their way through severe and absurd customs and laws as they attempt to tackle serious journalism. All of these elements combine to create a tasty combination of fear, cultural misunderstanding, terrorism, dictatorship, and of course unexpected comedy! Written by Landed Entertainments

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Trouble brews when an oil tycoon launches a news network...in the middle east.


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Country:

Canada | USA | Kuwait

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 August 2014 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Americanistan See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company Credits

Production Co:

Landed Entertainments See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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