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Tickling Giants (2016)

TV-14 | | Documentary | 10 April 2017 (Egypt)
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While the Egyptian revolution of 2011 is underway, surgeon turned comedian Bassem Youssef airs a television show that makes him popular to his countrymen but disliked by the government.

Director:

Sara Taksler

Writer:

Sara Taksler
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Cast

Credited cast:
Bassem Youssef ... Himself
Jon Stewart ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shadi Alfons ... Himself
Khaled Mansour Khaled Mansour ... Himself
Ayman Wattar Ayman Wattar ... Himself
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Storyline

The Arab Spring in Egypt: From a dictator to free elections, back to a dictatorship. One comedy show united the country and tested the limits of free press. This is the story of Bassem Youssef, a cardiologist turned comedian, the Jon Stewart of Egypt, and his show "The Show". Written by Madeingermany

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Documentary

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 2017 (Egypt) See more »

Also Known As:

Щекоча гигантов See more »

Filming Locations:

Cairo, Egypt See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,159, 17 March 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$43,757, 31 March 2017
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Color
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Bassem Youssef: When you go after a joker, the joke is on you
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Crazy Credits

Disclaimer at the beginning of the movie. (Arabic scrolling text, with English voiceover)

Please use caution when trying any techniques used in this movie. Speaking out against oppressive regimes may cause side effects such as: headaches, mood swings, sweating, indigestion, loss of appetite, loss of sleep, loss of home, loss of friends, loss of constitutionally guaranteed rights, death, and vaginal dryness. This movie may not be appropriate for all audiences: If you are a dictator please leave the room now. See more »

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It's Awesome
13 April 2017 | by otakagemeSee all my reviews

I liked That Movie , It Make Me remember That Beautiful Days Watching You , You Make Me Hope To Be As You ! Bassem You Are The Best If You Can Return Return Man All Of Us Recognized That We Was Wrong We wasn't Rolled By A President We Were Roling By Bala7a ! Bassem I Say It Again Man , Reeeeturn <<<<3333


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