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The Ambassador (2012)

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This darkly comic, genre-bending documentary that exposes the corrupt business of selling diplomatic titles to exploit the lucrative and limited resources of war torn, third world nations.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 29th, 2012 (Limited) by Drafthouse Films
Video Release: October 23rd, 2012 by Image Entertainment Video
Running Time: 93 minutes
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Keywords: Undercover, Directing Yourself, Screenplay Written By the Star, Blood Diamonds, Political, Government Corruption, Corporate Malfeasance
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Zentropa Entertainments, New Danish Screen, Film i Vast

Documentary Subject(s)

Mads Brugger    Himself


Eva Jakobsen    Herself
Colin Evans    Himself
Varney Sherman    Himself
Dalkia Gilbert    Herself

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Production and Technical Credits

Maja Jul Larsen    Screenwriter
Mads Brugger    Screenwriter
Peter Engel    Producer
Carsten Holst    Producer
Peter Aalbaek Jensen    Executive Producer
Peter Garde    Executive Producer
Petri Rossi    Co-Producer
Peter de Maegd    Co-Producer
Madeleine Edman    Co-Producer

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for October 23rd, 2012

October 23rd, 2012

There are not a lot of major releases on this week's list. The biggest box office hit was Magic Mike, which did cross $100 million, but I'm not sure its target audience is going to support it on DVD and especially not on Blu-ray Combo Pack. According to, Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings is the best selling new release, and the DVD, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and 3D Combo Pack are selling very well. However, while that film is absolutely worth picking up, the Pick of the Week goes to The Invisible War on DVD. It could be an Oscar winner next year. More...

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