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Release Date:
20 November 1961 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Louis Malle's Comedy With No Holds Barred !
Plot:
This merry farce depicts a satirical view of the French society: Twelve years old Zazie has to stay two days with her relatives in Paris... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Catherine Demongeot ... Zazie

Philippe Noiret ... 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
Little Bara ... Permanent
Georges Faye ... Permanent
De Lannoy ... Permanent
Paul Vally ... Permanent
Jean-Yves Bouvier ... Permanent (as J.Y. Bouvier)
Jean-Pierre Posier ... Permanent (as J.P. Posier)
Jeanne Allard ... Permanent
Jacqueline Doyen ... Permanent
Arlette Balkis ... Permanent
Alegrina ... Permanent
Virginie Merlin ... Permanent
Irène Chabrier ... Permanent
Simone Duhart ... Permanent
Max Desrau ... Permanent
Claude Confortès ... Permanent
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Bigotini (as De Conink)
Sacha Distel ... Cameo appearance (uncredited)
Pâquerette ... (uncredited)
Jean Rupert ... Un touriste (uncredited)
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Directed by
Louis Malle 
 
Writing credits
Raymond Queneau (novel)

Louis Malle  &
Jean-Paul Rappeneau 

Produced by
Louis Malle .... producer
Jean-François Malle .... producer (uncredited)
Napoléon Murat .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Fiorenzo Carpi 
André Pontin 
 
Cinematography by
Henri Raichi 
 
Film Editing by
Kenout Peltier 
 
Production Design by
Bernard Evein 
 
Costume Design by
Marc Doelnitz 
 
Makeup Department
Aïda Carange .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Irénée Leriche .... production manager
Hubert Mérial .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Philippe Collin .... first assistant director
Olivier Gérard .... second assistant director
Richard Bigotini .... third assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Marc Frédérix .... first assistant decorator
William Klein .... artistic consultant
Charles Merangel .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
André Hervée .... sound engineer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jean-Louis Castelli .... still photographer
Jean Charvein .... camera operator
André du Breuil .... first assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Yvette Bertrand .... assistant editor
Claudine Merlin .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Jacques Métehen .... conductor
 
Other crew
Sylvette Baudrot .... script girl
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Zazie dans le Metro" - International (English title) (imdb display title)
"Zazie in the Subway" - International (English title) (informal literal title)
"Zazie in the Underground" - International (English title) (alternative title)
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Runtime:
89 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Finland:K-8 | Germany:6 | Netherlands:AL | Sweden:11 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:15 (original rating) | UK:12 (re-rating) (2006) | USA:Not Rated

Did You Know?

Trivia:
French visa # 23146.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: 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 »
Quotes:
Albertine:I have stage fright.See more »
Movie Connections:
Edited into Le Paris de Zazie (2005) (V)See more »

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Beware of the Child, 11 June 2009
Author: Rindiana from Germany

This has to be seen to be believed! Malle seems just as well to be the victim of Zazie's dark whirlwind surrealism as the audience themselves. Never again achieved an adolescent movie character such an anarchic quality. Despite all the displays of technical outrageousness and pure buffoonery, the pic never feels as superficially sketch-like as many of Dick Lester's works. And the complete lack of warmheartedness is a relief in a picture featuring a young girl!

Now that's a truly original way to declass French bourgeoisie and throw an anti-Fascist pie in their faces! And it's one of the few hommages to silent comedy (amongst sundry allusions to cinema and social topics) that really work. And it's one of Malle's best.

9 out of 10 polar bears

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