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The film is a 20th-century adaptation of Voltaire's 1759 social satire novel Candide, ou l’Optimisme.

  1. Norbert Carbonnaux


  2. Voltaire


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jean-Pierre Cassel

    Jean-Pierre Cassel


  2. Daliah Lavi

    Daliah Lavi


  3. Pierre Brasseur

    Pierre Brasseur


  4. Louis de Funès

    Louis de Funès

    Gestapo Officer

  5. Michel Simon

    Michel Simon

    Colonel Nanar, du cadre de réserve

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Candide or The Optimism in the 20th Century
Candide or The Optimism in the 20th Century


Original Title Candide ou l'optimisme au XXe siècle

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 16, 1960


Original Language French

Runtime 1h 28m

Budget -

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