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Candide (1960)

88 min | Comedy

Based on the classic novel "Candide" by Voltaire, but set in the World War II era. In this story, Candide, a young Westphalian born in the castle of Thunder-ten-tronckh, is driven out of the castle, and joins his tutor Pangloss and his ...See moreBased on the classic novel "Candide" by Voltaire, but set in the World War II era. In this story, Candide, a young Westphalian born in the castle of Thunder-ten-tronckh, is driven out of the castle, and joins his tutor Pangloss and his girlfriend Cunegonde to find another world with no Bulgars, Avars, or Jews. Written by Ricky Khoury See less
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Writers
Norbert Carbonnaux (adaptation) | Albert Simonin (adaptation) | Voltaire (novel)
Cinematographer
Robert Lefebvre (as Robert Le Febvre)
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Updated Dec 16, 1960

Release date
Nov 19, 1962 (United States)

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Pierre Brasseur
Pangloss Pangloss   See fewer
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Daliah Lavi
Cunégonde (as Dahlia Lavi) Cunégonde (as Dahlia Lavi)   See fewer
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Michel Simon
Colonel Nanar, du cadre de réserve Colonel Nanar, du cadre de réserve   See fewer
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Jean Richard
Le trafiquant du marché noir / Black Marketeer Le trafiquant du marché noir / Black Marketeer   See fewer
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Louis de Funès
Le gestapiste / Gestapo man Le gestapiste / Gestapo man   See fewer
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Jean Poiret
Le premier policier / Policeman Le premier policier / Policeman   See fewer
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Michel Serrault
Le second policier / Policeman Le second policier / Policeman   See fewer
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Darío Moreno
Un dictateur sud américain / South American Dictator Un dictateur sud américain / South American Dictator   See fewer
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Luis Mariano
Un dictateur sud américain / South American Dictator Un dictateur sud américain / South American Dictator   See fewer
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Jean Tissier
Le docteur Jacques Le docteur Jacques   See fewer
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Nadia Gray
La dame de compagnie / Dame La dame de compagnie / Dame   See fewer
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Albert Simonin
Le major Simpson / Major Simpson Le major Simpson / Major Simpson   See fewer
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Robert Manuel
Tous les officiers allemands / German Officer Tous les officiers allemands / German Officer   See fewer
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Jacqueline Maillan
Mrs. Jim, la mère puritaine Mrs. Jim, la mère puritaine   See fewer
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Michèle Verez
Pâquette Pâquette   See fewer
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Jacques Balutin
L'ordonnance L'ordonnance   See fewer
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Mathilde Casadesus
La baronne de Thunder-Ten-Tronck (as Mathilde Casadessus) La baronne de Thunder-Ten-Tronck (as Mathilde Casadessus)   See fewer
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Harold Kay
German Officer German Officer   See fewer
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O'Dett
Le baron de Thunder-Ten-Tronck Le baron de Thunder-Ten-Tronck   See fewer
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John William
Le chef des Oreillons Le chef des Oreillons   See fewer
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Don Ziegler
Le papa gangster / American Father Le papa gangster / American Father   See fewer
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François Chalais
Récitant / Narrator (voice) Récitant / Narrator (voice)   See fewer
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Dominique Just
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Mireille Alcon
Une dame du harem (uncredited) Une dame du harem (uncredited)   See fewer
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Habib Benglia
Le noir molesté (uncredited) Le noir molesté (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maurice Biraud
Le résident hollandais (uncredited) Le résident hollandais (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michel Garland
Le frère de Cunégonde (uncredited) Le frère de Cunégonde (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gib Grossac
Le chef des eunuques (uncredited) Le chef des eunuques (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marcel Journet
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pierre Repp
Le pasteur (uncredited) Le pasteur (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alice Sapritch
La soeur du baron (uncredited) La soeur du baron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sybil Saulnier
Une dame du harem (uncredited) Une dame du harem (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edy Sylvian
Petit rôle (uncredited) Petit rôle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Danièle Tessier
Une dame du harem (uncredited) Une dame du harem (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michel Thomass
Le chauffeur russe de Pangloss (uncredited) Le chauffeur russe de Pangloss (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 106 votes