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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
Ken Samuels ...
Trumendous
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Staman
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Kutner
Cirillo Luna ...
Hippie ''pomme d'amour''
Moon Dailly ...
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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15 April 2009 (France)  »

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Opening Weekend:

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

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$87,353 (USA) (23 July 2010)
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This spy spoof movie, OSS 117: Lost in Rio (2009) (OSS 117: Lost in Rio) is the first sequel and second movie in the new French series of OSS 117 movies, the first being OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006) (OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies). Interestingly, these two movies utilize the same consecutive settings of Cairo/Egypt and Rio/Brazil as were featured in the consecutive James Bond 1970s spy movies, The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) (Cairo/Egypt) and Moonraker (1979) (Rio/Brazil). See more »

Goofs

During the beach scene with the hippies, Minnie Ripperton's "Lovin' You" is playing. The movie is set in 1967. "Lovin' You" was not recorded until 1974. See more »

Quotes

OSS 117: [to the hippy touching his bare ass] I like what's going on, but let's agree that it will be our secret, what happens here stays here...
[indistinct murmur of people agreeing]
OSS 117: . Yes, because people don't need to know... out of context, a finger in the buttocks can be...
[again people murmuring a sort of "don't worry" in Portuguese]
OSS 117: I want it clear, because the tendency sometimes...
Hippie ''pomme d'amour'': [in portuguese] "Tudo bem, tudo bom"
[and keeps fondling him]
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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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Follows OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006) See more »

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The Girl from Ipanema
Written by Antonio Carlos Jobim (as A. C. Jobim) and Vinicius de Moraes (as V. de Moraes) , adapted by Norman Gimbel (as N. Gimbel)
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Part Deux
19 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

Well actually there are quite a few "Oss 117" movies, but this is the second one with Jean Dujardin as Oss 117! A third one is about to follow (and I hope IMDb is right and it will come out next year/2010). I love the movies. And you actually don't have to have seen the first one ... but it's great, so actually maybe you should (have)! ;o)

Seriously though: Jean Dujardin is back, as an obnoxious agent, but a lovely one at that. An agent, who does not know the word regret and or the meaning of "political correct". So he hasn't changed (really) from part 1, but that's exactly how we like him. With this movie (and the one before that and surely the one after that), you will either love or hate the movie/character.

So are you into a "Bond" movie that actually is rather a spoof and will you love it? I still haven't seen the original movies, but I'm afraid I'm too spoiled by these movies, so I won't really enjoy the earnest Oss 117. Anyway, I can only highly recommend this movie ...


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