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OSS 117: Lost in Rio -- 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.
OSS 117: Lost in Rio -- The pride of French intelligence, Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath – code named OSS 117 – has a new mission that takes him to the Bossa Nova Brazil of the 1960's.
OSS 117: Lost in Rio -- The pride of French intelligence, Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath – code named OSS 117 – has a new mission that takes him to the Bossa Nova Brazil of the 1960's. Starring Jean Dujardin, Louise Monot, and Rüdiger Vogler.

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Writers:
Jean Bruce (character)
Jean-François Halin (screenplay)
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Release Date:
15 April 2009 (Belgium) See more »
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Tagline:
The Pride of French Intelligence Returns
Plot:
Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, aka OSS 117, is the French spy considered by his superiors to be the best in the business... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Jean Dujardin ... OSS 117

Louise Monot ... Dolorès Koulechov
Rüdiger Vogler ... Von Zimmel
Alex Lutz ... Heinrich

Reem Kherici ... Carlotta
Pierre Bellemare ... Lesignac
Ken Samuels ... Trumendous

Serge Hazanavicius ... Staman

Laurent Capelluto ... Kutner
Cirillo Luna ... Hippie ''pomme d'amour''
Moon Dailly ... La comtesse

Walter Shnorkell ... Fayolle
Philippe Hérisson ... Mayeux (as Philippe Herisson)
Nicky Marbot ... Castaing
Christelle Cornil ... Mlle Ledentu
Jean-Marie Paris ... Zantrax
Alexandre Porfirio ... Zantrax
Vincent Haquin ... Blue Devil
Alexandre Goncalves ... Blue Devil
Adriana Salles ... L'infirmière (as Adriana Sallès)
Joseph Chanet ... Chinois CIA
Patrick Vo ... Chinois pilote
Pascal Parmentier ... Allemand 1
Franck Beckmann ... Allemand 2
Jean-Claude Tran ... Chinois hôtel 1
Bing Yin ... Chinois hôtel 2 (as Yin Bing)
Chao Chen ... Chinois taxi
Gérald Nguyen Ngoc ... Chinois chalet 1
Chen Yi-Rhe ... Chinois chalet 2 (as Yi-Rhe Chen)
Sabrine Vin ... Jeune fille hippie ''LSD''
Alvaro Correia ... Hippie 'pas en vacances'
Emmanuel Pasqualini ... Employé ambassade RFA
Sébastien Mingam ... Employé silencieux ambassade RFA
Jean-Louis Barcelona ... Pichard espion français
Gérard Couchet ... Ministre élyséen
Donna Flandrin ... La femme du militaire Washington

Guillaume Schiffman ... Militaire israélien
Olé Erdmann ... Crooner allemand (as Ole Erdmann)

Ludovic Bource ... Le chef d'orchestre
Arthur Bispo Coutinho ... Petit garçon Favela
Naiara Amorim Da Silva ... Petite fille Favela
Yoda Bono ... La chatte qui fait du bruit
Horst Tappert ... Oiseau devant (as Horst Tapper)
Fritz Wepper ... Oiseau derrière
Laurent Larrieu ... Homme de main Von Zimmel
Robert Hoehn ... Homme de main Von Zimmel
Gregory Loffredo ... Homme de main Von Zimmel (as Grégory Loffredo)

Jan Oliver Schroeder ... Homme de main Von Zimmel

Directed by
Michel Hazanavicius 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jean Bruce  character
Jean-François Halin  screenplay
Michel Hazanavicius  screenplay

Produced by
Eric Altmayer .... producer
Nicolas Altmayer .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ludovic Bource 
 
Cinematography by
Guillaume Schiffman 
 
Film Editing by
Reynald Bertrand 
 
Casting by
Stéphane Touitou 
 
Production Design by
Maamar Ech-Cheikh 
 
Set Decoration by
Jimena Esteve 
 
Makeup Department
Frédérique Arguello .... hair stylist
Anna Van Steen .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Kader Bouallaga .... assistant unit manager
Fernanda Chasim .... assistant unit manager
Daniel Chevalier .... production manager
Patricia Colombat .... post-production supervisor
Cindy Duarte .... second unit manager
Benjamin Hess .... unit production manager
Sarah Leres .... unit manager
François Pascaud .... unit production manager
Marc-Etienne Schwartz .... assistant production manager
Anaïs Subra .... assistant unit manager
Audrey Thiery .... assistant unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
James Canal .... first assistant director
Pascal Deux .... second unit director
Helen Dias .... second assistant director
Armel Gourvennec .... second assistant director
Dan Hassan .... third assistant director
Mathieu Howlett .... first assistant director: second unit
Marie Legendre .... third assistant director
Clara Linhart .... first assistant director
Tatiana Maciel .... first assistant director: second unit
Stéphanie Seilhean .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Louis Boulenouar .... assistant decorator
Joelle Boutillier .... sculptor
Pierre-Emmanuel Chatiliez .... illustrator
Maria Cordeiro .... painter
Pauline Faisant .... assistant art director
Jacques Fresnel .... painter
Denis Gautelier .... props buyer
Gilles Graziano .... computer graphic designer
Mozart Guerra .... sculptor
Yvan Hart .... head plasterer
Virginie Hernvann .... assistant art director
Alain Le Mee .... carpenter
Luc Lelong .... sculptor
Tatiana Netchaeff .... painter
Renata Otomura .... art
Bruno Perdrigeat .... art department clearances
Emmanuelle Roy .... assistant art director
Najib Sobhi .... painter
Julien Tesseraud .... art department
Sandra Valentini .... painter
Eugênia Maakaroun .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Cédric Maserati .... set dresser (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Nicolas Bouvet .... assistant sound editor
Gérard Lamps .... sound re-recording mixer
Marion Lorthioir .... post-synchronisation
Armelle Mahé .... sound mixer
Vincent Montrobert .... dialogue editor
Nadine Muse .... sound editor
Simon Poupard .... assistant foley recordist
Didier Saïn .... sound
Damien Tronchot .... assistant foley recordist
 
Special Effects by
Grégoire Delage .... special effects coordinator
Georges Demétrau .... special effecs supervisor
Sergio Farjalla Jr. .... pyrotechnician
Pascal Fauvelle .... special effects technician
Sara Helmlinger .... special effects technician
Charles-Axel Vollard .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Philippe Aubry .... lead Flame artist
Philippe Aubry .... visual effects supervisor
Seif Boutella .... visual effects artist
Laurent Brett .... split screens designer
Laurent Brett .... titles designer
Jimmy Cavé .... computer graphics artist
Marc-Thomas Cavé .... computer graphics artist
Sébastien Fauchère .... digital compositor
Stephane Lesmond .... visual effects video assist:
Arnaud Leviez .... computer graphics supervisor
Arnaud Leviez .... digital compositor
Nicolas Vion .... visual effects
 
Stunts
Marc Bizet .... stunts
Stéphane Boulay .... stunt driver
Thong Bui .... stunts
Maurice Chan .... stunts
Alain Grellier .... stunt double
David Grolleau .... stunts
Pascal Guégan .... stunts
Philippe Guégan .... stunt coordinator
Christian Hening .... stunts
Marc Hoang .... stunts
Laurent Larrieu .... stunts
Monia Moula .... stunts
Alice Naigeon .... stunt double
Cecilia Ngo .... stunts
Christophe Roblin .... stunt driver
Thierry Saelens .... stunt double
Astou Vedel .... stunt double: Louise Monot
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sylvain Bardoux .... grip
Simon Bérard .... gaffer
David Ciccodicola .... second assistant camera
Arnaud Gabriel .... assistant camera
Guillaume Genini .... focus puller
Luz Guerra .... first assistant camera
Luz Guerra .... second assistant camera
Hans Krumenacker .... electrician
Emilie de la Hosseraye .... still photographer
José Eduardo Limongi .... video assist operator
Loïc Limosin .... electrician
Denis Louis .... additional camera operator
François Perrault-Alix .... grip
Honoré Soubrie .... grip
Paulo Souza .... gaffer: Brazil
Gisele Tolomelli .... DOP translator
Gisele Tolomelli .... assistant camera
Leo Vasconcellos .... assistant camera (as Leonardo Vasconcellos)
Benjamin Vial .... grip
 
Casting Department
David Bertrand .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nathalie Chesnais .... costume supervisor
Julie Marteau .... costumer
Bia Salgado .... key costumer
Rita Dias Viana .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
Nicolas Criqui .... second assistant editor
Frederic Jupin .... digital conformation
Magali Magnan .... assistant editor
Philippe Tourret .... post-production coordinator
 
Music Department
Rémi Barbot .... music assistant
Gerard Carucci .... musician: percussion
Orchestre Colonne .... music performed by
David Corcos .... musician: guitar
Laurent Petitgirard .... conductor
Nelson Veras .... musician: guitar
 
Other crew
Arnaud Boussac .... assistant location manager
Anthony Cauchy .... business affairs manager: M6 Films
Ghislaine Cauet-Martinotto .... production coordinator
Corinne Devaux .... choreographer
David Julienne .... armorer
Dominique Julienne .... armorer
Eric Lecuyer .... location scout
Marc Leroyer .... armorer
Marc Leroyer .... weapons coordinator
Emile Ploix .... assistant production accountant
Fabien Pondevaux .... location scout
Pauline Pésery .... production assistant
Isabelle Ribis .... script supervisor
Jaime A. Schwartz .... executive producer: play
Kleber Souza .... location manager
 

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Also Known As:
"OSS 117: Rio ne répond plus" - France (original title)
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Runtime:
USA:101 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:MA | Australia:M (2010) | France:U | Germany:12 | New Zealand:M | Switzerland:10 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:10 (canton of Vaud) | UK:15 | USA:Unrated
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
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:
Continuity: In the Nazi party shoot-out, the sculpture of David has his privates blown off by gunfire, but they are clearly in tact during a following scene.See more »
Quotes:
Dolorès Koulechov:Life here isn't easy for everyone, as in most dictatorships.
OSS 117:Dictatorships! Listen to you. You're sweet, but spare me your politics. You know what a dictatorship is? People are communists. They're cold, with gray hats and boots with zippers. That's a dictatorship.
Dolorès Koulechov:What do you call a country with a military leader, secret police, one TV station, and censorship?
OSS 117:I call that France, Miss. Not any France: De Gaulle's France.
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
The Girl from IpanemaSee more »

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9 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
More low-brow French fun., 4 February 2011
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

Apparently, there was some OSS 117 series back in the 60s. I have never seen it and know nothing about the films. I do know, however, that just recently there have been a couple cute French spy films starring Jean Dujardin. Neither film makes a lot of sense, but they are entertaining and fun. Previously, OSS 117 went on a mission to Egypt. Now he's being sent to Rio to track down an ex-Nazi and obtain a list of French collaborators. Oddly, this film is set in the 1960s--and the previous one was set in the 50s. No matter, it's the same silly old spy character.

As I said above, the film makes almost no sense at all. The Nazis have two Mexican luchadors (wrestlers in hoods) who run about Brazil in suits! This is an obvious nod to the silly Mexican luchador films where you see characters like el Santo going on dates, fighting crime or monsters or making love--all in the silly hood. There are also some black Nazis--again, this film never tries very hard to make sense! While it is all silly fun, this is still a rather adult movie--much more so than the one set in Cairo. There is some nudity, a lot of blood and a CIA agent named Bill who uses the most amazingly colorful language I've seen in a long time. Also, while it makes fun of OSS 117's racism, sexism and overall arrogant xenophobic manner, the easily offended might still blanch at the film. But considering he IS supposed to be an idiot, his comments about Jews, women and the like are all intended to point out his idiocy.

In many ways this film is like an Austin Powers and Matt Helm film put together. Like Helm, there is the Dean Martin music and OSS 117's manner is pure Helm. Plus, like Helm, Dujardin is a nice looking guy. It is a bit Powers-like....but much, much more subdued and subtle--something you'd never call a Powers film! Cute and entertaining in a very low-brow sort of way.

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