This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in Europe. Many actors play multiple roles, giving the film a stagy tone.
Smile while you're makin' it. Laugh while you're takin' it. Even though you're fakin' it. Nobody's gonna know...
Did You Know?
In France the title is 'The Best of all Possible Worlds' which is the refrain from Voltaire's novel, "Candide", upon which the film is very loosely based. See more
A sign says 200 miles to London where Travis is picked up. He has reached there by walking for a while from the military establishment where the explosion took place. The distance even from London to the border of Scotland is 398 Miles. See more
Sir James Burgess
Miss Hunter, two Valium and a barley wine for Professor Stewart.
O Lucky Man!
Written by Alan Price See more