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Release Date:
20 November 1961 (USA) See more »
Louis Malle's Comedy With No Holds Barred !
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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (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)

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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93 min
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
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?

In the scene where the characters are looking down from the balcony at the cab driver and the waitress embracing, after the line: 'Okay, hurry up', there is an overhead shot of a man eating at a table. Next to him, there is an issue of the October 1959 issue of Mad Magazine.See more »
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 »
Zazie:What's a hormosessual?
Albertine:A man who wears blue jeans.
Zazie:Aw, you're joking!
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Movie Connections:
Edited into Le Paris de Zazie (2005) (V)See more »


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23 out of 29 people found the following review useful.
Louis Malle goes nuts, 7 October 1999
Author: Mario Bergeron (MarioB) from Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada

In the early sixties, New Wave French Cinema were very serious about themselves, with Godard and Truffaut. But Louis Malle, who was from the same generation, don't take anything seriously in this unforgettable movie. I really love the viewer analogy with the Roadrunner! Everythings goes nuts in this movie: Sounds, situations, logic, actors. It reminds us of the Mack Sennett movies. It's also got a lot of charm for the very funny and smiling face of little Demongeot playing Zazie. And how about young Philippe Noiret? He will become one of the greatest French actor of all time. Like the Jacques Tati's movies of the same era, this comedy can't grow older. Seeing today is seeing it with the same joy as in 1960. A must!

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