Before making Oscar history with their film ‚ÄòThe Artist‘, which won Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor at the 2012 Academy Awards, director Michel Hazavanicius and actor Jean Dujardin were famous throughout Europe for their hilarious OSS 117 films.
Dujardin stars as secret agent OSS 117 (aka Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath) – a French Austin Powers whose international exploits are as funny as they are charming.
OSS 117: Cairo – Nest Of Spies (France, 2006) – Saturday 23 June 7.50pm
A riotous spy-spoof with an Austin Powers flair following agent OSS, who despite his almost complete incompetence, manages to solve the mystery and get the girls. Nominated for numerous Cesar awards in 2007.
OSS 117: Lost In Rio (France, 2008) – Saturday 30 June 7.50pm
Set in 1967, OSS 117 is sent to Rio de Janeiro to find a former high-ranking Nazi who fled there after WWII. His investigation takes him across the country of Brazil, and he soon falls for a beautiful Mossad agent who is assisting him.