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The Reluctant Spy (1963)

L'honorable Stanislas, agent secret (original title)
Stanislas Dubois is the manager of a successful advertising agency. One day, he comes up against an imposing woman who foists on him a cumbersome painting by Cézanne.

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Stanislas
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Ursula Keller
Maurice Teynac ...
Alfred Thirios
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Colonel Derblay, chef des renseignements généraux
Gaia Germani ...
Andrea
Marcelle Arnold ...
Mlle Morin
Christian Marin ...
Lecanut
Valerio Tordi
F. Florio
Luciana Paoli
Pierre Moncorbier ...
Le faux prédicateur
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La grand-mère de Stanislas
Jean-Pierre Vaguer
Louis Arbessier ...
Le directeur du musée
Fred Fisher ...
Martin, l'agent anglais assassiné
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Stanislas Dubois is the manager of a successful advertising agency. One day, he comes up against an imposing woman who foists on him a cumbersome painting by Cézanne.

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It looks like a spy thriller of the "nouvelle vague" but -
11 September 2003 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

This is a very funny, intelligently made movie. Reading the notes I took about it 40 years ago, made me feel again the happiness with which I left the theater then.

Definitely much more worth while to have on videotape than 745 342 other titles, and yet the movie producers don't think so. Oh, well, what I can I do?


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