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OSS 117: Lost in Rio


None August 18th, 2010

French secret agent Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath is like Inspector Closeau, Maxwell Smart and Lt. Frank Drebin rolled into one, and given the 007-esque code name of OSS 117. As played by Jean Dujardin in "Oss 117: Lost in Rio," the sequel to 2006's hit "OSS 117: Cairo, Nest Of Spies," he's officially France's answer to the "Austin Powers" franchise, but with an R rating.

In this swinging-'60s adventure, 117 is sent to Brazil under the guise of a reporter to retrieve microfilm containing the names of Nazi sympathizers. That device is merely an excuse "” if not an outright Hitchcockian MacGuffin "” to get OSS into sunny Rio de Janeiro, where the music is booming with bossa nova, the drinks flowing, and the women
 
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