Then came Donald Trump and everything changed, and with Covid-19 it changed again. The result was Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, which the filmmaking team sped to complete and Amazon Studios rushed up ahead of the November 3 U.S. presidential elections.
The Jason Woliner-directed pic made its deadline and has been gaining awards buzz ever since, especially for breakout co-star Maria Balakova who plays Borat’s daughter Tutar. It’s up for three Golden Globes on Sunday.
“This film was conceived the day after the 2018 midterm elections,