The Man from Rio – Niemeyer & Delerue

The Man from Rio

This fast-moving spoof of Bond-type movies features striking location photography of Rio de Janeiro, Oscar Niemeyer’s nascent Brasília and Paris of the time. In 1964 the film was nominated for the Oscar for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay.

Jean Paul Belmondo

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