Carmen Meets Borat
by Mercedes Stalenhoef
A spirited 17-year-old named Carmen dreams of escaping her poor Romanian village. Then a Hollywood film crew arrives in town to shoot scenes for Sacha Baron Cohen’s Borat. After the unwitting townspeople are portrayed as primitive Kazakhs in the film, an outraged group of villagers — among them Carmen’s father — set out on a global odyssey in search of the offender.
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