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Ace of Aces

L'as des as

Directed by Gérard Oury
France, West Germany, 1982
Comedy, Adventure, Sport


A former World War 1 flying Ace becomes the manager of the French boxing team at the 1936 Olympics. Encouraged by a female reporter he befriends a Jewish orphan whose grandparents are being hunted by the Gestapo, and tries to help the family get out of Germany.

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Ace of Aces Directed by Gérard Oury

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    Aventures et poursuites dans le plus parfait style de la comédie médiocre et molle, où le Teuton est bête, laid et vulgaire, le Français, un monument de charme, d'intelligence et de débrouillardise. Oeuvre sans humour, sans histoire où seul le petit Simon reste spontané et d'une fraîcheur indéniable...

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