Overview

A brash and precocious ten-year-old comes to Paris for a whirlwind weekend with her rakish uncle. He and the viewer get more than they bargained for, however, in this anarchic comedy from Louis Malle, which rides roughshod over the City of Light. Based on a popular novel by Raymond Queneau that had been considered unadaptable, Malle’s audacious Zazie dans le Métro, made with flair on the cusp of the French New Wave, is a bit of stream-of-consciousness slapstick, wall-to-wall with visual gags, editing tricks, and effects.

  1. Louis Malle

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Raymond Queneau

    Novel

  3. Jean-Paul Rappeneau

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Catherine Demongeot

    Catherine Demongeot

    Zazie

  2. Philippe Noiret

    Philippe Noiret

    Onkel Gabriel

  3. Hubert Deschamps

    Hubert Deschamps

    Turandot

  4. Carla Marlier

    Carla Marlier

    Albertine

  5. Annie Fratellini

    Annie Fratellini

    Mado

Full Cast & Crew

Zazie dans le Métro
Zazie dans le Métro

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Facts

Original Title Zazie dans le métro

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 28, 1960
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 33m

Budget -

Revenue -

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