Brüno's Sacha Baron Cohen: More Than a Comedian

It's safe to say that after more than a decade honing his characters on television and in films, Sacha Baron Cohen is more than a comedian. He's the world's most famous performance artist

Sacha Baron Cohen as Bruno.

There's a legendary moment in Borat when you stop laughing and move on to a sort of desperate, horrified gasping because what you're seeing is, literally, beyond funny. That moment, of course, is the nude wrestling match between Borat, a hairy beanpole of a broadcaster from Kazakhstan, and his producer, a mountain of bearded blubber. When you're presented with a sight like that — the most purely awful spectacle since Divine sampled dog poop at the end of John Waters' Pink Flamingos — something more than mere laughter is required. Like maybe a call to 911.

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