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Tickling Giants (2016)

TV-14 | | Documentary | 10 April 2017 (Egypt)
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.

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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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Щекоча гигантов  »

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$8,159 (USA) (17 March 2017)

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$43,757 (USA) (31 March 2017)
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Bassem Youssef: Does satire get you into trouble I mean what about the love you get from the people?
Jon Stewart: I'll tell you this, it doesn't get me the kind of trouble that gets you into.
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The opening credits include a jab at the former Egyptian dictator: "directed by HOSNI MUBARAK" "produced by HOSNI MUBARAK" "edited by HOSNI MUBARAK" "best boy HOSNI MUBARAK" "even better boy HOSNI MUBARAK" See more »

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It's Awesome
13 April 2017 | by (Egypt) – See 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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