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''L'aventure, c'est l'aventure'' (meaning "adventure is adventure") is a 1972 Italian-French comedy film, directed by Claude Lelouch, starring Creator/LinoVentura, Music/JacquesBrel, Charles Denner, Aldo Maccione and Music/JohnnyHallyday.

Lino (Ventura), Jacques (Brel), Simon (Denner), Aldo (Maccione) and Charlot are mobsters who want to keep up with the times, so they decide to use politics in their criminal projects. They kidnap Music/JohnnyHallyday as part of his promotional campaign. Then they go to South America to work for revolutionaries.

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''L'aventure, c'est l'aventure'' (meaning "adventure is adventure") is a 1972 Italian-French comedy film, directed by Claude Lelouch, starring Creator/LinoVentura, Music/JacquesBrel, Charles Denner, Aldo Maccione and Music/JohnnyHallyday.

Creator/JohnnyHallyday.

Lino (Ventura), Jacques (Brel), Simon (Denner), Aldo (Maccione) and Charlot are mobsters who want to keep up with the times, so they decide to use politics in their criminal projects. They kidnap Music/JohnnyHallyday Creator/JohnnyHallyday as part of his promotional campaign. Then they go to South America to work for revolutionaries.



* AsHimself: Music/JohnnyHallyday appears as himself. In order to promote his music, he organizes his own kidnapping.

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* AsHimself: Music/JohnnyHallyday Creator/JohnnyHallyday appears as himself. In order to promote his music, he organizes his own kidnapping.



* FakedKidnapping: In order to promote his music, Music/JohnnyHallyday organizes his own kidnapping.

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* FakedKidnapping: In order to promote his music, Music/JohnnyHallyday Creator/JohnnyHallyday organizes his own kidnapping.



* NewscasterCameo: The guy who announces on TV that Music/JohnnyHallyday was kidnapped is Michel Drucker, a real-life TV host.

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* NewscasterCameo: The guy who announces on TV that Music/JohnnyHallyday Creator/JohnnyHallyday was kidnapped is Michel Drucker, a real-life TV host.


* BananaRepublic: The Latin American country where the mobsters work for the revolutionary forces. In this country, there is a constant fight between the revolutionary guerilla forces, the regular army and US special forces.

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* BananaRepublic: The Latin American country where the mobsters work for the revolutionary forces. In this country, there is a constant fight between the revolutionary guerilla forces, the regular army and the US special forces.



* NewscasterCameo: The guy who announces on TV that Music/JohnnyHallyday was kidnapped in Michel Drucker, a real-life TV host.

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* NewscasterCameo: The guy who announces on TV that Music/JohnnyHallyday was kidnapped in is Michel Drucker, a real-life TV host.

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* ChewbaccaDefense: Used by the lawyer who defends the mobster. He does not deny that they have committed multiple crimes; he just claims that they were politically motivated, so that it is a political trial.


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* DrivesLikeCrazy: Aldo when the mobsters escape from the court house. Lino repeatedly tells him that he does not have to drive so fast, because the escape is arranged by the government.


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* FalseFlagOperation: The far right pays Simon to shoot at corporate executives (without killing them). The goal of the far right is that the far left is suspected of committing the crimes.


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* KarmaHoudini: The five mobsters are not punished for the crimes they committed. They lose all their money, but the government lets them flee safely to Africa.
* LazyAlias: When they extort the insurance company, Lino and Charlot use Smith and Wesson as alias.


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* StupidCrooks: None of the mobsters is very bright, as demonstrated by the scene where the five mobsters walk on the beach in a way that is supposed to charm the ladies. Charlot and Aldo are significantly more stupid than the others. For example, Aldo DrivesLikeCrazy to escape from the court house, even if the escape is arranged by the government.

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* DaydreamSurprise: Suddenly, Lino acts as if he was Aldo's servant. Then it is revealed that it was a dream of Aldo, Lino's servant.


* TheCasino: When they are rich afer the hijacking, the mobsters spend some time in a casino.



* FunnyForeigner: As part of a plan to hijack a plane, Jacques pretends to be a stupid Belgian guy, with a funny accent. The actor, Music/JacquesBrel, was Belgian and sometimes mocked for his accent.

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* FunnyForeigner: {{Invoked|Trope}}. As part of a plan to hijack a plane, Jacques pretends to be a stupid Belgian guy, with a funny accent. The actor, Music/JacquesBrel, was Belgian and sometimes mocked for his accent.

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* FunnyForeigner: As part of a plan to hijack a plane, Jacques pretends to be a stupid Belgian guy, with a funny accent. The actor, Music/JacquesBrel, was Belgian and sometimes mocked for his accent.
* HoneyTrap: The revolutionaries send attractive women on the mobsters' boat. The women seduce the mobsters and the revolutionaries can catch them.


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* ObfuscatingStupidity: This is how Jacques gets into the cockpit and hijacks the plane: he pretends to be a [[FunnyForeigner stupid Belgian guy]].


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* SelfDeprecation: Music/JacquesBrel was mocked by the French for his Belgian accent. At some point in this film, his character pretends to be a stupid Belgian man who has an over-the-top Belgian accent as part of a plan to hijack a plane.


Lino (Ventura), Jacques (Brel), Simon (Denner), Aldo (Maccione) and Charlot are mobsters who want to keep up this the times, so they decide to use politics. They kidnap Music/JohnnyHallyday as part of his promotional campaign. Then they go to South America to work for revolutionaries.

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Lino (Ventura), Jacques (Brel), Simon (Denner), Aldo (Maccione) and Charlot are mobsters who want to keep up this with the times, so they decide to use politics.politics in their criminal projects. They kidnap Music/JohnnyHallyday as part of his promotional campaign. Then they go to South America to work for revolutionaries.


* AsHimself: Music/JohnnyHallyday appears as himself. In order to promote his music, he organizes his own kidnapping. The character of Aldo Maccione is named "Aldo Maccione", but he does not have the real-life personality of the actor.

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* AsHimself: Music/JohnnyHallyday appears as himself. In order to promote his music, he organizes his own kidnapping. kidnapping.
* BananaRepublic:
The character of Aldo Maccione is named "Aldo Maccione", but he does not have Latin American country where the real-life personality of mobsters work for the actor.revolutionary forces. In this country, there is a constant fight between the revolutionary guerilla forces, the regular army and US special forces.
* {{Bulungi}}: In the end, the mobsters flee to an unnamed fictional African country, where a military officer suggests them to participate in a coup.


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* HowWeGotHere: The film starts with the trial of the mobster. Then the bulk of the film is a {{Flashback}} about their criminal careers. Then the film shows the end of the trial and the escape to Africa.


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* NotInThisForYourRevolution: The mobsters fight for the revolutionaries (they kidnap the Swiss ambassador), but they are only interested in money.
* OnlyInItForTheMoney: The mobsters are only interested in making money. They help a revolutionary group, just because they think that it is an easy way to make money.

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''L'aventure, c'est l'aventure'' (meaning "adventure is adventure") is a 1972 Italian-French comedy film, directed by Claude Lelouch, starring Creator/LinoVentura, Music/JacquesBrel, Charles Denner, Aldo Maccione and Music/JohnnyHallyday.

Lino (Ventura), Jacques (Brel), Simon (Denner), Aldo (Maccione) and Charlot are mobsters who want to keep up this the times, so they decide to use politics. They kidnap Music/JohnnyHallyday as part of his promotional campaign. Then they go to South America to work for revolutionaries.

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!!''L'aventure, c'est l'aventure'' provides examples of:
* AsHimself: Music/JohnnyHallyday appears as himself. In order to promote his music, he organizes his own kidnapping. The character of Aldo Maccione is named "Aldo Maccione", but he does not have the real-life personality of the actor.
* FakedKidnapping: In order to promote his music, Music/JohnnyHallyday organizes his own kidnapping.
* NewscasterCameo: The guy who announces on TV that Music/JohnnyHallyday was kidnapped in Michel Drucker, a real-life TV host.
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