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The Reluctant Spy (1963)

L'honorable Stanislas, agent secret (original title)
Stanislas Dubois is the manager of a successful advertising agency. One day, he comes up against an imposing woman who foists on him a cumbersome painting by Cézanne.

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Michel Cousin (original scenario and adaptation), Jean-Charles Dudrumet (original scenario and adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Marais ... Stanislas
Geneviève Page ... Ursula Keller
Maurice Teynac Maurice Teynac ... Alfred Thirios
Jean Galland ... Colonel Derblay, chef des renseignements généraux
Gaia Germani Gaia Germani ... Andrea
Marcelle Arnold Marcelle Arnold ... Mlle Morin
Christian Marin ... Lecanut
Valerio Tordi Valerio Tordi
F. Florio F. Florio
Luciana Paoli Luciana Paoli
Pierre Moncorbier Pierre Moncorbier ... Le faux prédicateur
Hélène Dieudonné ... La grand-mère de Stanislas
Jean-Pierre Vaguer Jean-Pierre Vaguer
Louis Arbessier Louis Arbessier ... Le directeur du musée
Fred Fisher Fred Fisher ... Martin, l'agent anglais assassiné
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Stanislas Dubois is the manager of a successful advertising agency. One day, he comes up against an imposing woman who foists on him a cumbersome painting by Cézanne.

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Language:

French

Release Date:

4 September 1963 (France) See more »

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The Reluctant Spy See more »

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It looks like a spy thriller of the "nouvelle vague" but -
11 September 2003 | by Artemis-9See all my reviews

This is a very funny, intelligently made movie. Reading the notes I took about it 40 years ago, made me feel again the happiness with which I left the theater then.

Definitely much more worth while to have on videotape than 745 342 other titles, and yet the movie producers don't think so. Oh, well, what I can I do?


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