The film details the heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed. Expect more frequent casual racism and humour that was fresh in the 1980s. Remember Ayatollah jokes? No, we don’t either.
Don’t forget to check out General Aladeen’s official website, which has now launched. “My website just launched – it’s already bigger than Facebook! Visit it! (unless you’re in Wadiya, where for some reason there’s no internet. I didn’t ban it. Honest)”