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Overview

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

  1. Norbert Carbonnaux

    Director

  2. Voltaire

    Novel

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jean-Pierre Cassel

    Jean-Pierre Cassel

    Candide

  2. Daliah Lavi

    Daliah Lavi

    Cunégonde

  3. Pierre Brasseur

    Pierre Brasseur

    Pangloss

  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

Facts

Original Title Candide ou l'optimisme au XXe siècle

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 16, 1960
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 28m

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