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OSS 117: Lost in Rio (2009)

OSS 117: Rio ne répond plus (original title)
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Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, aka OSS 117, is the French spy considered by his superiors to be the best in the business. The year is 1967 - he's been sent on a mission to Rio de Janeiro, to ... See full summary »

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Dolorès Koulechov
Rüdiger Vogler ...
Von Zimmel
Alex Lutz ...
Heinrich
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Carlotta
Pierre Bellemare ...
Lesignac
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Kutner
Cirillo Luna ...
Hippie ''pomme d'amour''
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La comtesse
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Fayolle
Philippe Hérisson ...
Mayeux (as Philippe Herisson)
Nicky Marbot ...
Castaing
Christelle Cornil ...
Mlle Ledentu
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Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, aka OSS 117, is the French spy considered by his superiors to be the best in the business. The year is 1967 - he's been sent on a mission to Rio de Janeiro, to find a former high-ranking Nazi who went into exile in South America after the war. His eventful investigation takes him all across Brazil, from Rio to Brasilia and the Iguazu Falls, accompanied by a charming Mossad agent who is also looking for the Nazi. The man is charming, and so is the young woman. Set to the strains of bossa nova, their tale is by turns an adventure and a love story. Written by The Film Catalogue

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The Pride of French Intelligence Returns


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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$10,243 (USA) (7 May 2010)

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$87,353 (USA) (23 July 2010)
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Agent OSS 117 (Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath) wears clothes which are inspired and predominantly the same as Paul Newman's Lew Harper in Harper (1966). See more »

Goofs

An Embraer 110 Bandeirante (aircraft made in Brazil) is shown in the movie, which is supposed to take place in 1967. This type of aircraft flew its maiden flight in 1968, and entered service in 1973. See more »

Quotes

OSS 117: [on the phone] I have to go. I see a Nazi.
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Crazy Credits

There is a montage of (poor quality) travel snaps from OSS117's camera, as well as a short film clip of the duck-shaped pedal boat, being pedalled by OSS117, in Rio. See more »

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References North by Northwest (1959) See more »

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Not quite as good as "Nest of Spies", but still great.
11 May 2015 | by See all my reviews

Same review for both OSS 117 films.

They are both brilliant farces featuring an idiot savant, culturally clueless, racially and sexually insensitive, French super spy back in the days in which France was still a significant world and colonial power.

These films are filled with both laugh out loud and more subtle humor. They are the opposite of the crude and hilarious Spanish Torrente films, but just as highly recommended in their own way. The second film in the series is cruder and less subtle than the first, but it is still really good.


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