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Review: Absurdistan

Delicatessen sort of meets Borat in Veit Helmer's visually ripe, magic-realism-lite tale of life in a mythical Eastern European country that time forgot after the dissolution of the Soviet Bloc.
A ripe, magic-realism-lite tale of life
By GERALD PEARY  |  March 04, 2009

Sweet slob

Absurdistan , an amplified Slavomerican mash-up of a novel, begs for a hyperbolic descriptive sentence to express its catch-all style.
Gary Shteyngart’s satirical mash-up
By DANA KLETTER  |  May 17, 2006