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Mission à Tanger (1949)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Raymond Rouleau ... Georges Masse
Gaby Sylvia Gaby Sylvia ... Lily
Mila Parély Mila Parély ... Barbara
Henri Nassiet Henri Nassiet ... Alexandre Segard
Christian Bertola Christian Bertola ... Henri Pelletier
Pierre Destailles Pierre Destailles ... Maurin
Jo Dest Jo Dest ... Von Kloster
Max Révol Max Révol ... Le barman
Madeleine Barbulée Madeleine Barbulée ... Une dactylo du journal
Billy Bourbon Billy Bourbon ... Un client du cabaret
Gregori Chmara ... Le chanteur russe (as Grégory Ch'mara)
Monique Darbaud Monique Darbaud ... La femme qui accompagne Von Kloster
Gisèle François Gisèle François ... La jeune vendeuse de fleurs du Cabaret
Lucien Frégis Lucien Frégis ... Un journaliste
Louis de Funès ... Le colonel espagnol (as De Funès)
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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

7 June 1949 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Misja w Tangerze See more »

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P.A.C. See more »
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Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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In the final shoot-out on the beach, both the French and German spies are using British Sten guns. See more »

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Followed by Massacre en dentelles (1952) See more »

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Germans do not drink whiskey
25 January 2015 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

A short historical comment tells us ,that before the Operation Torch in November 1942 ,many persons sacrificed their life....

Secret agents are given a dangerous mission in Tanger: to pass on important documents to London.Two men have already been killed .

The last victim was Georges Masse's friend;Georges is a bon vivant,a journalist fond of whiskey and women ,and not at all concerned about his native country's plight and about the allies' fight;but overnight the loss of his friend makes him change his mind,although he remains laid-back and offhand .

The movie flirts with pastiche but never fully gives in to it;Raymond Rouleau is well cast as a heart-breaker ,some kind of forerunner of James Bond (Sean Connery's Bond ,of course!),with plenty of go and humor.The lines written by Audiard often turns the screenplay to comedy ,but not entirely:it was 1949,and a movie involving resistant fighters had to be (at least partly) serious.

The first thirty minutes contain lots of filler :cabaret songs ("Je Suis Seule Ce Soir"),interminable dancing and even tap-dancing .But Louis De Funès's appearance ,as a Spanish general,makes up for it.

As for the director,André Hunebelle ,it was some kind of blueprint for his spy thrillers of the sixties featuring French James Bond OSS 117;


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