Nine months after the film’s release in the fall of 2020, “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” is still generating discussion for its dark portrayal of right-wing America, with Sacha Baron Cohen
using his typical bait-and-switch tactics. The Daily Beast
recently sat down with Baron Cohen’s creative partner Dan Mazer
, a co-writer on the original film and sequel and one of the creators behind the Ali G character, to talk about their collaborations. Of course, the topic of “Borat 2
” came up, and inevitably the conversation turned to an infamous scene near the film’s end where former New York mayor and Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani
winds up in a compromising position in a hotel room with star Maria Bakalova
posing as an underage broadcast journalist.
Giuliani has claimed he was merely tucking in his shirt during a moment that finds him lying on his back in the hotel room in front of Bakalova,