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OSS 117 prend des vacances (1970)

OSS 177 goes on holiday to Brazil, but is called into action when he finds himself being stalked by a double.

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Pierre Kalfon

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Jean Bruce (novel), Jean Bruce (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Luc Merenda ... Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath, alias OSS 117
Edwige Feuillère ... Comtesse de Labarthe
Elsa Martinelli ... Elsa
Geneviève Grad ... Paulette Balestri
Norma Bengell ... Anne
Ivan Roberto Ivan Roberto
Rossana Ghessa Rossana Ghessa ... Anna
Sérgio Hingst Sérgio Hingst ... Santovski
Tarcísio Meira ... Killer
Jess Morgane Jess Morgane ... Balestri
Pierre Philippe Pierre Philippe
Yann Arthus-Bertrand ... Yann (as Yann Arthus)
Jorge Luis Costa Jorge Luis Costa ... Flavio
Almir de Freitas Almir de Freitas ... Joao
Vittorio Rubello Vittorio Rubello ... Marcello
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OSS 177 goes on holiday to Brazil, but is called into action when he finds himself being stalked by a double.

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4 February 1970 (France) See more »

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Cuba no
17 December 2016 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

The seventh and last OSS 117 film released in the movie theaters till the Naughties.

After Ivan Desny,Kerwin Matthews,John Gavin and Frederic Stafford,it's Luc Merenda turn;as he is not very known ,his name appears at the end of the cast and credits ;his -short-lived- moment of glory occurred with the Chateauvallon miniseries ,in the eighties .

"OSS 117 Prend Des Vacances " hits rock bottom: third-rate acting,incoherent screenplay, with a director leaving his "stars" to their own devices, unable to take advantage of the Brazilian landscapes.

We make acquaintance with countess De La Bath (I've almost passed over Edwige Feuillère 's(short) presence ,if only out of respect for the great thespian ),the spy's cousin and the whole family in the desirable castle where Hubert Bonnisseur De La Bath intends to spend hard- earned holidays ;unfortunately,fate has decreed otherwise ,and he is soon on an assignment: stopping a bunch of far-right terrorists who wants to destroy Cuba with a little help of insects(you read well),among others.

The treatment is weird beyond comment: the OSS 117 girls appear and disappear without bringing anything but their physique to the plot:ex-Kirk Douglas'protegee ,Elsa Martinelli ,Genevieve Grad,known as Louis De Funès' daughter in the Gendarme saga ;the villains are ludicrous and as for their henchmen -although we are warned ,in the middle of the movie by lines that explain us,in case we should be too dumb to get it,that killers are watching the lovers - OSS 117 makes short work of them.Editing is amateurish and absurd;some go as far as to write there is a Godard's influence ,à la "Pierrot Le Fou" ,in the use of inserts .

Some wrote it was a spoof :the problem is that it is not funny at all;the parody would be fully realized in the successful "OSS" of the 21st century,both of them starring the talented Jean Dujardin;turn your back on this drivel and do watch them again!


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