Capital Celluloid 2021 — Day 169: Mon Nov 1

That Man from Rio (De Broca, 1964): Cine Lumiere, 6.35pm

This great French spy spoof movie, part of the Jean-Paul Belmondo tribiute season at Cine Lumiere, is also playing on November 25th. Full details here.

Time Out review:
A delightfully preposterous thriller (the McGuffin is some stolen Amazonian treasure), wittier than any of the Bond spoofs that subsequently flooded the market and a good deal racier than Raiders of the Lost Ark. Handsomely shot on location in Brazil, with Belmondo as the cheerfully indestructible hero who cliffhangs, climbs buildings, imitates Tarzan, parachutes almost into the jaws of a crocodile, and does his best to cope with the enchantingly unpredictable Dorléac (late lamented sister of Catherine Deneuve).
Tom Milne

Here (and above) is the trailer

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