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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
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Good 3 Stars
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Tragic 1 Star

FILM DETAILS
Certificate TBC
Cast
Jean Dujardin
Berenice Bejo
Directors
Michel Hazanavicius
Screenwriters
Jean Francois Halin
Running Time
99mins minutes

OSS 117: Cairo Nest of Spies
French spy spoof outsmarts Get Smart


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OSS 117: Cairo Nest of Spies

Plot
This spy spoof sees legendary agent Hubert Bonissuer de La Bath, aka OSS 117, investigates the murder of a comrade in this hilarious French comedy.


Verdict
Plenty of mileage is derived from Dujardin’s dismissal of everything Arab, Michel Hazanavicius also throws in some supremely silly running gags, while keeping the plot moving at a clip and establishing a rapport between the hapless hero and his insouciantly accomplished assistant, Bérénice Bejo.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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