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Tickling Giants

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".


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Tickling Giants (2016)
Rating: 8.3/10 (1,156 votes)
Director: Sara Taksler
Writer: Sara Taksler
Stars: Bassem Youssef Jon Stewart Shadi Alfons Khaled Mansour
Runtime: 111 min
Rated: TV-14
Genre: Documentary
Released: 10 Apr 2017
Plot: 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.