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That Man from Rio is a french film of genre Comedy directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau with Jean-Paul Belmondo

That Man from Rio (1964)

That Man from Rio
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Length 1h50
OriginFrance
Genres Comedy,    Action,    Adventure,    Crime
Themes Spy films,    Transport films,    Road movies,    Chase films
Rating71% 3.55653.55653.55653.55653.5565

That Man From Rio (French: L'Homme de Rio) is a 1964 adventure film directed by Philippe de Broca and starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Françoise Dorléac. It was the first film to be made by the French subsidiary of United Artists, Les Productions Artistes Associés. The film was a huge success with a total of 4,800,626 admissions in France, becoming the 5th highest earning film of the year.

This fast-moving spoof of James Bond-type movies features striking location photography of Rio de Janeiro, Oscar Niemeyer's nascent Brasília, and Paris. At the 37th Academy Awards the film was nominated for the Oscar for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay.

Synopsis

As airman Adrien Dufourquet embarks on an 8-day leave in Paris to see his fiancée, Agnès, two South American Indians steal an Amazon statuette from a museum and force Professor Catalan, the curator, into their car. Catalan was Agnès' father's companion on an Amazon expedition during which her father died. Catalan believes that the statuette is one of three which hold the secret to an Amazon treasure. Adrien arrives in time to see the Indians abducting Agnès, the only one who knows the location of the other statuettes, and he pursues them to the airport where he steals a ticket and boards the same plane.

Actors

Jean-Paul Belmondo

(Adrien Dufourquet)
Françoise Dorléac

(Agnès Villermosa)
Jean Servais

(Prof. Norbert Catalan)
Adolfo Celi

(Señor Mario De Castro)
Simone Renant

(Lola)
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