Brüno (film) released in U.S. and U.K.

Can I give you guys some advice? Lose the beards, 'cause your king Osama looks like a kind of a dirty wizard or a homeless Santa.”

— Brüno to Ayman Abu Aita, a terrorist with the Al Asqa Martyrs Brigade

Brüno is a 2009 American mockumentary comedy film directed by Larry Charles. Sacha Baron Cohen, who also produced and co-wrote the movie, stars as the flamboyant gay Austrian fashion journalist Brüno. This film is the third based on characters from Da Ali G Show, following Ali G Indahouse and Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.

Gay Austrian fashion reporter Brüno is fired from his show after disrupting a catwalk show during Milan Fashion week. Accompanied by his assistant's assistant Lutz (played by Swedish actor Gustaf Hammarsten), he travels to the United States to become a superstar.