History Film / ModestyBlaise

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''Modesty Blaise'' is a 1966 comedy action film directed by Joseph Losey. It stars Monica Vitti as Modesty Blaise, Terence Stamp as Willie Garvin, and Dirk Bogarde as the villain, Gabriel.

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''Modesty Blaise'' is a 1966 comedy action action/SpyFiction film directed by Joseph Losey. It stars Monica Vitti as Modesty Blaise, Terence Stamp as Willie Garvin, and Dirk Bogarde as the villain, Gabriel.
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* {{Camp}}: The high type.
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The storyline is as follows: Modesty, a secret agent whose hair color, hair style, and mod clothing change at a snap of her fingers, is being used by the British government as a decoy in an effort to thwart a diamond heist. She is being set up by the feds but is wise to the plot and calls in sidekick Willie and a few other friends to outsmart them. Meanwhile, at his island hideaway, Gabriel, the diamond thief, has his own plans for Blaise and Garvin.
1st Aug '15 8:00:16 PM Quag15
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Quentin Tarantino seems to be a fan of both the comic strip and this movie (in the case of the latter, the look of Modesty influenced the look of the DIVAS in ''Film/KillBill''.

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Quentin Tarantino seems to be is a fan of both the comic strip and this movie (in the case of the latter, the look of Modesty influenced the look of the DIVAS in ''Film/KillBill''.''Film/KillBill''). He also gave his name ("Quentin Tarantino Presents...") to a Modesty Blaise movie released in 2004.
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Quentin Tarantino seems to be a fan of both the comic strip and this movie (in the case of the latter, the look of Modesty influenced the look of the DIVAS in ''Film/KillBill''.
1st Aug '15 7:49:04 PM Quag15
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* PsychoForHire: Mrs. Fothergill. She likes to submit her "minions" to physical exercise and enjoys killing a mime (it doesn't make much sense in context, anyway).

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* PsychoForHire: Mrs. Fothergill. She likes to submit her "minions" to physical exercise and enjoys killing a mime and throwing him off a cliff (it doesn't make much sense in context, anyway).
1st Aug '15 7:40:47 PM Quag15
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* VolleyingInsults: During the period of "truce" between Modesty and Gabriel:
-->'''Gabriel''': Suffragette!\\
'''Modesty Blaise''': Psychopath!
1st Aug '15 7:33:43 PM Quag15
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* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: This exchange:
-->'''Gabriel''': I am the villain of the piece. I have to condemn you.\\
'''Modesty Blaise''': But I am the heroine. Don't I get away?\\
'''Gabriel''': Perhaps.
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* ArabOilSheikh: Abu Tahir, who adopted Modesty as his "son".

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* ArabOilSheikh: Abu Tahir, who [[ItMakesSenseInContext adopted Modesty as his "son"."son"]].
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* TheCavalry: [[spoiler:The charge at the end done by Abu Tahir and his troops. They help Modesty and Willie to get Gabriel and ultimately bound him to get roasted by the sun in the desert.]]

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* TheCavalry: [[spoiler:The charge at the end done by Abu Tahir and his troops. They help Modesty and Willie to get Gabriel and ultimately bound him to get roasted by the sun in the desert.]]
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