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The Last Adventure (1967)

Les aventuriers (original title)
Two adventurers and best friends, Roland and Manu, are the victims of a practical joke that costs Manu his pilot's license. With seeming contrition, the jokesters tell Roland and Manu about... See full summary »

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Robert Enrico

Writers:

Robert Enrico (screenplay), José Giovanni (dialogue) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alain Delon ... Manu
Lino Ventura ... Roland
Joanna Shimkus ... Laetitia
Serge Reggiani ... Le pilote / Pilot
Hans Meyer ... Le mercenaire
Jean Darie ... L'oncle
Jean Trognon Jean Trognon ... Jeanjean - le jeune cousin de Laetitia
Odile Poisson ... Yvette
Irène Tunc ... La secrétaire de Kyobaski
Valéry Inkijinoff ... Kyobaski, le producteur (as Valery Inkiginoff)
Raoul Guylad ... Le snob
Jean Landier Jean Landier
Guy Delorme Guy Delorme ... Un tueur
Patrick Bernhard Patrick Bernhard ... (as Patrick Bernard)
Roland Fleury Roland Fleury
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Storyline

Two adventurers and best friends, Roland and Manu, are the victims of a practical joke that costs Manu his pilot's license. With seeming contrition, the jokesters tell Roland and Manu about a crashed plane lying on the ocean floor off the coast of Congo stuffed with riches. The adventurers set off to find the loot. Going with them is Laetitia, an artistic young woman who treats them like brothers, plays along with their schemes, makes sculptures of found objects, and dreams of buying an old fort at the mouth of the Charente. The Congo tip turns out to be a double cross, and the adventurers must pick up the pieces. A trip to Fort Boyard completes the circle. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

Daredevil Pilot...Grand Prix Driver...Wild Beauty...Ptted Against a Pack of Human Sharks!

Genres:

Adventure | Drama

Certificate:

M | See all certifications »

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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

12 April 1967 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Last Adventure See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The african filmmaker Sembene Osmane played a small part in Les aventuriers. He is the bus driver who runs after Serge Reggiani to be paid. See more »

Goofs

In the end, in the Museum in Normandy, founded by Baron, who lived in Africa, we see different African animals. one of them is clearly brush-tail possum, who lives only in Australia and New Zealand. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Les musiciens de la pellicule: François de Roubaix (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Journal De Bord
Written and Performed by François de Roubaix And Orchestra
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Even with no subtitles, still wonderful.
5 March 2007 | by jhsteelSee all my reviews

I just saw this film in Paris, on TV, in French. Although my French is bad and I didn't understand the dialogue, I loved it. It was easy to understand the relationships between the characters and their love of life, until something happened to change it. It cheered me up when I was very tired. I would love to see it with subtitles - will British TV show it? Alain Delon was irresistible and his co-stars equally good. I am no lover of 1960s movies, but I admit that I haven't explored enough French movies from this period. This experience has encouraged me to see more, if I get the chance. It lacked the "naff" dated quality that some 60s films have - pure class all the way.


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