Before becoming the official director ofAlain Delon Of whom(which) the magnificent Swimming pool, then of Belmondo Jacques Deray Had begun in the spy thriller very "Cold war". After du Rififi in Tokyo, with Karl-Heinz Böhm François-Joseph Of SissiAnd in 1966, he tells us double agent's history(story) in Vienna. The interest of this opus, likes especially its casting which gathers(combines) some some of the best lower jaws of the French cinema of time(period). Lino VenturaVery sober,
Comes in the Austrian capital to test one of his(her) agents, played by Jean BouiseAtypical comedian by his physical appearance, that Besson Will dedicate last time in its Big Blue.
Margery, say " the lame ", thus lead curious one saraband That Lino Try to decipher. Mysterious, even by the telephone,
The lame shows itself viscous as an eel!
A business lawyer, played by Jean ServaisThat of Riffifi at men(people), of DassinOf whom(which) Deray The assistant was,
Cheek also a very curious game(set,play) and is in touch with certain ChalieffInterpreted by Wolfgang PreissGerman of service, chess player in his spare time,
And which(who) exercises a certain pressure on Bouise The boîteux,
By holding(detaining) his(her,its) regular!
You follow? The lawyer(avocado) Served This nice is then going to deceive LinoBy feigning a death,
Ventura Loses his(her) Latin there... This cane belongs in Margery
Or in the lawyer(avocado) Weigelt ?
Put in a whirl by all this tumult, Lino Takes a stroke and is going to nose about towards(as for) the shanty of the so-called lawyer(avocado) occis, where it masters a threadlike butler.
He(It) discovers while Served/Weigelt Is always very alive,
Admitting that he(it) tried to deceive him(it), on order of Chalieff ...
The bad glance of Weigelt Pierce our voucher Lino !
The affair(business) finishes in an airport, where a customs officer, played by Reinhard KolldehoffIn the physical appearance of wrestler, double ofAdolfo Celi
Measure our secret agent, who, being passed for MargeryA suitcase of talbins by a Chinese is put back(handed)...
Then after some bastos sent to annul the "yellow peril", Lino Goes away, with Marilu ToloTowards an uncertain horizon...
You will have understood that if this movie remained anonymous, it is that it does not shine with its excellence. With a tempo pianissimo, which looks like in of MelvilleWithout the talent of the last one, we tend to dip(to nod off) by listening to the endless dialogues which hum slowly... This opus of espionage chatterbox, anti-James Bond par excellence and very John Le CarréPeach(Fishing) by its lack of energy and its over-subtle scenario, nevertheless written by José Giovanni !
But there is a pleiad of excellent actors, that we have pleasure to find, that DerayAs TitienPortraitisent with talent and the jazzy BO of Michel Magne !