Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (UK/USA, 2020) has broken the record for longest title for a film nominated for an Oscar with a staggering 110 characters.
The film, referred to in short as Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, was nominated for two Oscars on 15 March 2020; Best Actress in a Supporting Role and Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay).
ICYMI: Congratulations to the Adapted Screenplay nominees! #OscarNomspic.twitter.com/vWy4wCJdUe— The Academy (@TheAcademy) March 15, 2021
The film is the sequel to Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, a satirical mockumentary that follows Kazakhstani journalist Borat Sagdiyev, a character created and played by Sacha Baron Cohen (UK).
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm sees the introduction of a new character, Tutar Sagdiyev, Borat's daughter, played by Maria Bakalova (Bulgaria) in her international debut.
Bakalova's portrayal of Tutar has earned her the nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
Wow Wa We Waa!— Maria Bakalova (@MariaBakalova96) March 16, 2021
Thank you to the @TheAcademy for this honour! I really can't believe this - to hear my name in the company of these remarkable women and their breath-taking performances is a dream come true! I am so grateful to @SachaBaronCohen and my #BoratSubsequentMoviefilm fam https://t.co/OZcdy6Hntq
The Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) Oscar is up for grabs for the Borat Subsequent Moviefilm writing team: Screenplay by Sacha Baron Cohen & Anthony Hines & Dan Swimer & Peter Baynham & Erica Rivinoja & Dan Mazer & Jena Friedman & Lee Kern; Story by Sacha Baron Cohen & Anthony Hines & Dan Swimer & Nina Pedrad.
Sacha Baron Cohen is also nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his portrayal of Abbie Hoffman in The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020).
The previous record holder for longest title for a film nominated for an Oscar was Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes (UK, 1965) with 85 characters.
It was nominated for one Oscar, Best Writing Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen at the ceremony in Santa Monica, California, USA on 18 April 1966, but did not go on to win.