|OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies |
OSS 117: Le Caire, nid d'espions
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OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (OSS 117: Le Caire, nid d'espions) is a 2006 French retro spy spoof starring Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo, directed by Michel Hazanavicius. It reimagines the original OSS 117 series, meant to be serious spy films, as spoofs of spy films of the era. This filmed is followed by a 2009 sequel, OSS 117: Lost in Rio, with Dujardin and Hazanavicius returning. Dujardin, Bejo and Hazanavicius would reunite in 2011 for The Artist.
WARNING! Important plot points may be in the subtitles!
The following weapons are used in OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies:
Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath / Lucien Bramard / OSS 117 (Jean Dujardin) carries a Walther PP as his sidearm. The Imam (Youssef Hamid) gets a hold of it in the end.
Post war Walther PP Pistol - .32 ACP. Though most of the pistols built immediately after the war were made by Manurhin of France (under license), the guns are marked "Made in West Germany".
OSS 117 bursts into Jack's office with pistol drawn.
Guns are phallic, yes, we get it.
OSS 117 surrenders his PP.
The Imam holds OSS 117 at gunpoint with his own gun.
Jack Jefferson (Philippe Lefebvre) is armed with a Beretta M1934.
Beretta Model 1934 - .380 ACP
Jefferson with his M1934.
Colonel Hermann Von Umsprung (Michael Hofland) of the Waffen-SS draws a Luger P08 during the World War II flashback. OSS 117 later picks it up. Moeller (Richard Sammel) has one in Cairo.
Luger P08 - 9x19mm. This is blank adapted movie gun.
Von Umsprung discovers Jefferson.
Von Umsprung demands his briefcase.
Moeller points his Luger at OSS 117.
Colt Police Positive
Raymond Pelletier (François Damiens) tries to kill OSS 117 with a pair of Colt Police Positives.
Colt Police Positive - .38 Special.
The Princess (Aure Atika) uses an unknown revolver in the end. There's not enough detail to see what kind it is.
The Princess aims at Larmina after their catfight.