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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 »

Director:

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

Around 01:12:14, the mercenary gets shot on the wrist, but on the next shot, he's holding his arm. See more »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

Pilleurs D'Épave
Written and Performed by François de Roubaix And Orchestra
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Friendship, Robert Enrico style
31 October 2017 | by alanbenfieldjrSee all my reviews

A splash of something fulfilling, moving, romantic, heartbreaking. Robert Enrico is one of the unsung masters of film. His movies are not destined for a Godardian audience but not even the purist film scholar can be indifferent to this. Alain Delon is at his most natural and human. That on its own it's just gorgeous. Lino Ventura is sublime as the older friend who needs the other but at the same time gives him all the freedom in the world because, as it happens with true friends, he want what's best for the other. The entrance of Joanna Shimkus into their lives is totally intoxicating. She doesn't enter to interfere in Delon and Ventura's friendship but to reinforce it. How beautiful! She's perfect. This film deserves a new life. I know it's difficult to find but it's well worth the effort.


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