Cairo, nest of spies 2008 with jean dujardin, berenice bejo, al tarouk aure atika for free on hoopla. It reimagines the original oss 117 series, meant to be serious spy films, as spoofs of spy films of the era. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing oss 117. Cairo, nest of spies scene 5 scene or clip a huge hit in france, michel hazanavicius straightfaced spy spoof unleashes a french operative of incomparable incompetence on the. Also sign me up for fanmail to get updates on all things movies. A blithe and witty sendup not only of spy films of that era and the suave secret agent figure but. Cairo, nest of spies, looking where you could download movies completely free. The exotic settings 1945 germany and then 1955 cairo, and cheerful. Oss 117, a french secret agent sent to cairo to investigate the mysterious disappearances both. Regardless of agent oss 117s true sexual nature perhaps a sequel will flesh this out, oss 177. Secret agent oss 117 foils nazis, beds local beauties, and brings peace to the middle east. Everyone is suspicious of everyone else, everyone is plotting against everyone else.
Secret agent oss 117 foils nazis, beds local beauties, and. Eurospy film, or spaghetti spy film when referring to italianproduced films in the genre, is a genre of spy films produced in europe, especially in italy, france, and spain, that either sincerely imitated or else parodied the british james bond spy series feature films. Lost in rio, with dujardin and hazanavicius returning. The first wave of eurospy films were released in 1964, two years after the first james bond film, dr. Its a french spin on their own secret agent franchise, based on the numerous oss 117 novels of jean. Le caire, nid despions, is a 2006 french spy comedy film directed and cowritten by michel hazanavicius in his feature film debut. So rather than watch an oscarwinning film, we saw a slapstick spy. Oss 117, lost in rio 2008 unifrance films oss 117, lost in rio. Cairo, nest of spies movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at. This parody of the oss 117 series of the mid20th century follows oss agent 117 as he is sent to investigate the disappearance of a. Oss 117 cairo, nest of spies international films independent. Oss 117 was a literary spy from a series of french novels, which predate james bond. Cairo, nest of spies is a brilliant satire of the 60s spy movies, not just james bond, but the many european entries, as well. The movie is actually based on a longrunning french series of novels starring the special agent oss 117, written by novelist jean bruce.
Written by jeanfrancois halin based on the oss 117 novels by. Cairo nest of spies, a french spy spoof set in egypt on the eve of the 1956 suez crisis, has an idiot hero with a strong resemblance to leonard rossiter and. Fortunately, what would have been an inestimable disappointment was staved off by the fact that i knew the film was the 2006 spy parody oss 117. Oss 117, who in the tradition of maxwell smart and inspector clouseau somehow succeeds in spite of his ineptitude. Cairo, nest of spies released in france as oss 117. The creation of author jean bruce, oss eventually starred in over 265 novels and 7 cinematizations through 1970. The exotic settings 1945 germany and then 1955 cairo, and cheerful performances by the. Le caire, nid despions is a 2006 french satirical film lampooning european spy movies, conneryera james bond films and the french political context of the 1950s. Buy oss 117 cairo nest of spies 2007 dvd from amazons movies store.
This parody of the oss 117 series of the mid20th century follows oss agent 117 as he is sent to investigate the disappearance of a fellow agent. But then i discovered from variety that the character agent 117 actually appeared in a novel in 1949. Le caire, nid despions, is a 2006 french spy comedy film directed and cowritten by michel haza. Cairo, nest of spies 2006 on netflix in the united kingdom. Sent to cairo to investigate the death of a colleague, hubert takes over as head of a poultry company and begins to scout for answers. Oss 117 who in the tradition of maxwell smart and inspector clouseau somehow. Cairo, nest of spies might be described as a french equivalent of james bond.1128 710 1307 114 40 426 1287 1457 748 1485 888 232 248 368 884 1339 514 1537 1480 1203 1205 1307 120 1485 1398 246 1410 498 950 767 1085 1206 883 636 993 636 358 1277 1284 316 231 1389 1319 1376 1274 23