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

 -  Adventure | Comedy  -  4 May 1972 (France)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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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Referenced in Une pour toutes (1999) See more »

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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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political plots don't work out here
26 July 2006 | by (Graz, Austria, Europe) – See all my reviews

I was a little bit disappointed when I saw this film. It could be a great movie if just the political side blows worked out. But when they refer to political habits then things are too sketchy and simple. I mean you could make a great film where crooks use political knowledge to take benefit from playing people against each other, but it doesn't works like in this film.

I also agree that it takes this movie to move on. While it is good in some movies to have long scenes, here it just doesn't make sense and makes the movie a little bit boring.

So my summary is: The film and the idea could have potential, but the way the film is trying to refer to political stuff just doesn't work out here. But this also is not a bad movie, it's better than most things on TV just don't expect anything big.


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