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OSS 117 [electronic resource] : le Caire, nid d'espions / Gaumont pr?esente ; une coproduction, Mandarin Films, Gaumont, M6 Films ; sc?enario, Jean-Fran?cois Halin ; produit par Eric et Nicolas Altmayer ; un film re?alis?e par Michel Hazanavicius.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 99 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Music Box Films : 2008.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
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Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Michel Hazanavicius.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jean Dujardin, Bernice Bejo, Aure Atika, Philippe Lefebvre, Constantin Alexandrov, Said Amadis, Laurent Bateau, Claude Brosset, Fran?ccois Damiens.
Summary, etc.:
Jean Dujardin stars as secret agent Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, a.k.a. OSS 117 who in the tradition of Inspector Clouseau succeeds in spite of himself. Hubert masquerades as the head of a poultry firm in Cairo while he investigates the death of a fellow agent, monitors the Suez Canal, checks up on the Brits and Soviets, quells a rebellion and brokers peace in the Middle East. A witty send-up of spy films, neo-colonialism, ethnocentrism and the idea of Western covert action in the Middle East.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Spies > Drama.
Espionage, French > Drama.
Spy films > Parodies, imitations, etc.
France > History > 1945-1958 > Drama.
Genre: Comedy films.

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