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OSS 117 - Double Agent (1968)
"Niente rose per OSS 117" (original title)

GP  |   |  Action, Drama  |  28 July 1968 (France)
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A secret agent is sent to the Middle East to destroy a gang of assassins.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Margaret Lee ...
Aïcha Melik - la figlia di Melik
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Il Maggiore - il capo dei gangster
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Maud - la dottoressa
Robert Hossein ...
Il dottor Saadi
Rosalba Neri ...
Conchita Esteban
George Eastman ...
Karas
Guido Alberti ...
Faruk Melik - il braccio destro del Maggiore
Piero Lulli ...
Heindrich Van Dyck - un rappresentante dell'ONU
Renato Baldini ...
MacLeod - un diplomatico della CIA
Luciano Bonanni ...
Un poliziotto
Romano Moschini
Raf Baldassarre
Seyna Seyn
Giovanni Pallavicino
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The American Secret Service sends their best agent, OSS 117, to investigate a number of political murders that the police was not able to prevent. Desguised as a ruthless killer, 'William Chandler', OSS 117 will penetrate the terrorist organization just when it is preparing the murder of Heindrich Van Dyck, the UN delegate to the Middle-East peace process. OSS 117 will use a fake killing of Van Dyck, and substitute corpses, trying to dupe the criminal master mind, Dr. Saadi. Only, the Major is too clever, abducts Aicha, and OSS 117 must fight both for his life (as he must take a daily antidote for a drug he was injected with), Aicha's endangered life, and passing the information of the whereabouts of the terrorists headquarters to the Army before it's too late... Too much for OSS 117? Written by Artemis-9

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He bargained for love and murder...he couldn't afford to lose both!

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No Roses for OSS 117  »

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This secret agent movie features a number of actors associated with the James Bond spy series. Luciana Paluzzi as Maud played Fiona Volpe in Thunderball (1965); Curd Jürgens as the Major would go on to play Carl Stromberg in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) whilst 'John Gavin' as Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath, alias OSS 117 was once contracted to play James Bond in Diamonds Are Forever (1971) (the contract was payed out but he did not get to be James Bond). See more »

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Follows O.S.S. 117 n'est pas mort (1957) See more »

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Life is not a bed of roses ....
7 June 2007 | by See all my reviews

....So OSS 117 has nothing to complain about.Director André Hunebelle ,who used to direct Jean Marais in watchable swashbucklers had become a spy thriller drudge. It's his fourth Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath (OSS 's real name ,for those who care) .He used first Kevin Connors ,then Frederick Stafford .

The cast of "Pas de Roses..." is by far the most interesting: gathering one of his talented compatriots (Robert Hossein) earnest German thespian Jürgens,an ex-James Bond Girl (Luciana Paluzzi,remember Fiona Volpe?)and John Gavin ,the hero of Douglas Sirk's last great works ("Imitation of life" (1959) and " a time to love and a time to die") not to mention "psycho" where he was completely overshadowed by Perkins anyway.

The story is routine itself but there are some good ideas ,such as the poison .More somber than "furia à Bahia" but,unlike the precedent 0SS, humorless.

Like this?Try these (James Bond " A La Française")

"OSS 117 se déchaine" Hunebelle 1963

"Banco à Bangkok pour 0SS 117" Hunebelle 1965

"Furia à Bahia pour 0SS 117 " Hunebelle 1965

"Atout coeur à Tokyo pour OSS 117" Boisrond 1966


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