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L'aventure, c'est l'aventure (1972)

 -  Adventure | Comedy  -  4 May 1972 (France)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lino Massaro
Jacques Brel ...
Jacques
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Simon Duroc
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Johnny Hallyday
Charles Gérard ...
Charlot
Aldo Maccione ...
Aldo
Nicole Courcel ...
Nicole
Yves Robert ...
L'avocat de la défense
André Falcon ...
L'ambassadeur
Juan Luis Buñuel ...
Ernesto Juarez (as Jean-Louis Bunuel)
Gordon Heath
Prudence Harrington ...
La femme de l'ambassadeur (as Prudence Harington)
Maddly Bamy ...
Une vacancière (as Madly Bamy)
Sophie Boudet ...
Une vacancière
Annie Ho ...
Une vacancière (as Any Hau)
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When they realize the times are changing, five crooks decide to switch from bank robberies to personality abductions. Among their hostages are singer Johnny Hallyday and an ambassador in Latin America. They get framed by a guerrilla leader, who had been kidnapped by them before, and while being tried the French Government decides to let them flee to Africa where they get on with the same old game. Written by Bernard Dionne <guero@globetrotter.net>

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kidnapping | hijack | absurdism

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Adventure | Comedy

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L'aventure c'est l'aventure
Lyrics by Catherine Desage
Music by Francis Lai
Performed by Johnny Hallyday
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Magician of human sentiments French director Monsieur Claude Lelouch has directed a great film whose entertainment quotient is very high.
7 August 2014 | by (FIPRESCI/Cinema of the world) – See all my reviews

Veteran film directors messieurs Claude Lelouch and Jean Pierre Mocky are absolutely unique in the field of French cinema.Both of them have created their own organizations to promote films which bear their trademark styles of cinema.Claude Lelouch has made his films with his production company "Les Films 13" which was founded in 1961.Jean Pierre Mocky screens his films at his own cinema "Le Brady".These two directors are also famous in France and outside of France as they have been unjustly ignored by French press which has always shown a certain kind of preference for American cinema.However,these two directors have been able to make good films entirely due to their fans' loyalty and for them film making is a never ending adventure.This is exactly the case with "L'aventure,C'est L'Aventure" /"The Adventure/It is the adventure" There is no denying that this film was a huge adventure both for Claude Lelouch and for his brilliant cast.Although the film was made in 1972, it is still very much relevant in 2010 as its entertainment value is cherished by everyone including those who lived through turbulent 1970s. "L'aventure,C'est L'Aventure" is a great entertaining film with an important message.It suggests that all criminals have to pay for their crimes regardless of all kinds of hilarious adventures they might experience in their reckless lives.In some ways it can be said that this film's rocking success is due to Claude Lelouch's deliberately omission of any kind of politically correct stance.Neither the director not the audiences fall into any kind of artistic trap as this film's message is clear and loud-to entertain masses at any cost.PS : Film critic Lalit Rao would like to thank a good friend Mr.Philippe Pham for having gifted a DVD of this film for detailed analysis.


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