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OSS 117: Lost In Rio review

An enjoyable parody of Gaullist-era French spy movies, OSS 117: Lost In Rio sees Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath ( Jean Dujardin) sent on a mission to late ’60s Brazil.

There, our suave yet clueless hero is pursued by gun-toting Chinese villains and masked wrestlers while trying to track down a microfilm held by a Nazi fugitive containing a list of French WW2 collaborators.

Writer-director Michel Hazanavicius amusingly sends up the genre’s visual and verbal codes, and relishes satirising OSS 117’s sexist and anti-Semitic views by pairing him with a beautiful female Mossad agent (Louise Monot).

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