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OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies

7 Nov 20084 Dec 2008

**** Total Film

****The Times

**** Time Out

**** Metro

**** "I laughed like a drain." Telegraph

"...pitch perfect and endearingly daft" Independent Information

"A lot more enjoyable than Quantum of Solace" The Sunday Times

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.

Read the full Time Out review here  

Read the full Times review here

Dir Michel Hazanavicius, France 2006, 99 minutes, subtitles

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