Oss 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies

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A French special agent saunters off to Cairo with orders to "make the Middle East safe" and sets about offending women, Muslims and anyone else who isn't an unreconstructed French 1950s male. Owing more to the Zucker and Marx brothers than to Austin... read more
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A French special agent saunters off to Cairo with orders to "make the Middle East safe" and sets about offending women, Muslims and anyone else who isn't an unreconstructed French 1950s male. Owing more to the Zucker and Marx brothers than to Austin Powers or even James Bond (this French creation actually predates Bond), this a couple of hours of perfectly judged satire and belly laughs.

Original Release

04/19/2006

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Cast

Aure Atika La princesse Al Tarouk
Jean Dujardin Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath, alias OSS 117
Berenice Bejo Larmina El Akmar Betouche
Philippe Lefebvre Jack Jefferson
Constantin Alexandrov Setine
Saïd Amadis Le ministre égyptien
Laurent Bateau Gardenborough
Claude Brosset Le patron
Francois Damiens Raymond Pelletier
Youssef Hamid L'imam
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Michel Hazanavicius

Writers

Michel Hazanavicius, Jean-François Halin, Jean Bruce

Cast

Aure Atika La princesse Al Tarouk
Jean Dujardin Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath, alias OSS 117
Berenice Bejo Larmina El Akmar Betouche
Philippe Lefebvre Jack Jefferson
Constantin Alexandrov Setine
Saïd Amadis Le ministre égyptien
Laurent Bateau Gardenborough
Claude Brosset Le patron
Francois Damiens Raymond Pelletier
Youssef Hamid L'imam
Khalid Maadour Le suiveur
Arsène Mosca Loktar
Abdellah Moundy Slimane
Eric Prat Plantieux
Richard Sammel Moeller
Jean-François Halin Rubecht
Michael Hofland Colonel Von Umsprung
Marc Bodnar Le patron du bistrot
Bernard Nissile L'homme à l'aéroport
Alain Kouhani Le réceptionniste (as Alain Khouani)

Producers

Editors

Reynald Bertrand

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