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Zazie dans le métro (1960)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy  |  20 November 1961 (USA)
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This merry farce depicts a satirical view of the French society: Ten-year-old Zazie has to stay two days with her relatives in Paris, so that her mother can spend some time with her lover. ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Catherine Demongeot ...
Zazie
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Uncle Gabriel
Hubert Deschamps ...
Turandot
Carla Marlier ...
Albertine
Annie Fratellini ...
Mado
Vittorio Caprioli ...
Trouscaillon
Jacques Dufilho ...
Ferdinand Grédoux
Yvonne Clech ...
Madame Mouaque
Odette Piquet ...
Zazie's mother
Nicolas Bataille ...
Fédor
Antoine Roblot ...
Charles
Marc Doelnitz ...
M. Coquetti
Jacques Gheusi ...
Le gérant
Christine Howard
Louis Lalanne ...
L'amant de Jeanne
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This merry farce depicts a satirical view of the French society: Ten-year-old Zazie has to stay two days with her relatives in Paris, so that her mother can spend some time with her lover. However Zazie escapes her uncle's custody and sets out to explore Paris on her own. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Louis Malle's Comedy With No Holds Barred !

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When the policeman is harassing the sexy blonde lady with the blue dress, the crew is visible on the windows of one of the cars passing by. See more »

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A joyous romp. French "Joie de vivre", at it's very best.
18 February 2000 | by (Tuross Head, Australia) – See all my reviews

Great cinema, with a wonderful exuberance and style. Louis Malle showed his great talent and versatility in this romp of cheeky comedy. Blessed with a Zazie that (for me ) captures the essence of the character originally created by Raymond Queneau, this is a 60's French film that continues to bring naive pleasure to those to whom it is a memory of the renaissance of French cinema in the early 60's, and (hopefully) will still retain a few inspirational moments for those see this movie thirty years on and who have had the benefit of later comedic directors who learned from this well-crafted and thoroughly entertaining movie.


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