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Wolff
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Maitre Clumet
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Jean Prevost (as Tobias Rolt)
Victor Langley ...
Colonel Michaud
Nicholas Selby ...
Von Jagow
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Based loosely on the real-life story of the World War I spy. The exotic dancer uses her contacts in European high society, along with her seductive charm, to collect military secrets during the war. She successfully plays both sides against each other until at last her deceptions catch up with her. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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A dangerous lover. A treacherous spy. A beautiful seductress. See more »

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The name of the French Parisian cabaret music hall that Mata Hari (Sylvia Kristel) performed at dancing in 1915 Paris was the "Folies Bergère" which is a real life dance hall venue in Paris, France and is still in operation today [to date April 2014]. See more »

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Version of Der Fall Mata Hari (1966) See more »

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Greatest Film Ever Made !!!
19 February 2016 | by (Carlsbad, CA) – See all my reviews

Oh my God! This movie is soooooo good! Let me tell ya'.....

Syl Kristel (that's Sylvia Kristel -- I call 'Syl' because she's a friend of mine) plays the infamous femme fatale spy with an acting effort which is probably the finest female performance ever recorded on film. Oh my God! You have got to see this! Don't believe the naysayers. They are just jealous because actresses like Syl and myself are so beautiful, and they're not. Hateful fools! You must see this version of 'Mata Hari'. Syl makes Greta Garbo in the original movie look like a bag wet potato chips.

By all means, rent it, or buy it, or steal it from a friend. But not from me because I'm not your friend. If I lent you a pair of my shoes, you probably wouldn't return them. You thieves. Now go watch this movie or I'll never talk to you again.


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