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The Resource Zazie dans le métro, une restauration Archives Françaises du Film, CNC, Ministère de la culture et de la communication ; Janus Films ; un film de Louis Malle ; d'après le roman de Raymond Queneau ; adaptation de Louis Malle et Jean-Paul Rappeneau ; une production Nouvelles Éditions de Films, (videorecording)

Zazie dans le métro, une restauration Archives Françaises du Film, CNC, Ministère de la culture et de la communication ; Janus Films ; un film de Louis Malle ; d'après le roman de Raymond Queneau ; adaptation de Louis Malle et Jean-Paul Rappeneau ; une production Nouvelles Éditions de Films, (videorecording)

Label
Zazie dans le métro
Title
Zazie dans le métro
Statement of responsibility
une restauration Archives Françaises du Film, CNC, Ministère de la culture et de la communication ; Janus Films ; un film de Louis Malle ; d'après le roman de Raymond Queneau ; adaptation de Louis Malle et Jean-Paul Rappeneau ; une production Nouvelles Éditions de Films
Contributor
Actor
Adapter
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
Summary
Zazie is an energetic, saucy little girl from the suburbs who comes to Paris with her mother Jeanne for the weekend. Jeanne has an urgent appointment with her lover, so Uncle Gabby will be looking after Zazie. Zazie particularly wants to ride the Metro--the subway--but the train staff is on strike. So after the obligatory sightseeing trip to the Eiffel Tower, Zazie loses her uncle and embarks on a series of madcap, rather Rabelaisian adventures. While visually borrowing from silent films and cartoons, there is quite a lot of humor, social satire, cultural and linguistic commentary (drawn directly from the novel) that is incomprehensible without a thorough knowledge of French history and culture in the post-war period. To the average American viewer, it is best approached as a surrealistic, farcical slice of French life and enjoyed accordingly
Member of
Cataloging source
JRG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directeur de la photographie, Henri Raichi ; décors de Bernard Evein ; chef monteuse, Kenout Peltier ; musique, Fiorenzo Carpi ; chef d'orchestre, Jacques Metehen ; conseiller artistique, William Klein ; costumes, Marc Doelnitz
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In French with optional subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
Z395 2011
PerformerNote
Vittorio Caprioli, Yvonne Clech, Hubert Deschamps, Jacques Dufilho, Annie Fratellini, Carla Marlier, Philippe Noiret, Antoine Roblot, Odette Piquet, Nicolas Bataille, Catherine Demongeot
Runtime
92
Series statement
Criterion Collection
Series volume
570
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Zazie dans le métro, une restauration Archives Françaises du Film, CNC, Ministère de la culture et de la communication ; Janus Films ; un film de Louis Malle ; d'après le roman de Raymond Queneau ; adaptation de Louis Malle et Jean-Paul Rappeneau ; une production Nouvelles Éditions de Films, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a French motion picture in 1960
  • Release date: Jun. 28, 2011
  • Bonus features: Featurettes: Louie Malle (5 min.); Catherine Demongeot (8 min.); Raymond Queneau (15 min.); Le Paris de Zazie (15 min.); Jean-Paul Rappeneau (10 min.); Audio interview: William Klein (13 min.); Original theatrical trailer (2 min.); booklet includes the essay "Girl Trouble" by Ginette Vincendeau
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
People stink -- On strike -- "Napoleon, my ass!" -- Yakety-yak -- Zazie runs away -- Flea market -- Mom and Dad -- Chase -- Learned by heart -- "All Paris is a dream" -- "Be understanding" -- Late for rehearsal -- Le Paradis -- Just us girls -- Nightlife ride -- "Take it off" -- Onion soup -- Haroun el Arachis -- "I got older" -- Color bars
Control code
ocn732051447
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (92 min.)
Isbn
9781604654394
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515083218
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC2026D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)732051447
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono.; full screen presentation, preserving the 1.33:1 aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Zazie dans le métro, une restauration Archives Françaises du Film, CNC, Ministère de la culture et de la communication ; Janus Films ; un film de Louis Malle ; d'après le roman de Raymond Queneau ; adaptation de Louis Malle et Jean-Paul Rappeneau ; une production Nouvelles Éditions de Films, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a French motion picture in 1960
  • Release date: Jun. 28, 2011
  • Bonus features: Featurettes: Louie Malle (5 min.); Catherine Demongeot (8 min.); Raymond Queneau (15 min.); Le Paris de Zazie (15 min.); Jean-Paul Rappeneau (10 min.); Audio interview: William Klein (13 min.); Original theatrical trailer (2 min.); booklet includes the essay "Girl Trouble" by Ginette Vincendeau
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
People stink -- On strike -- "Napoleon, my ass!" -- Yakety-yak -- Zazie runs away -- Flea market -- Mom and Dad -- Chase -- Learned by heart -- "All Paris is a dream" -- "Be understanding" -- Late for rehearsal -- Le Paradis -- Just us girls -- Nightlife ride -- "Take it off" -- Onion soup -- Haroun el Arachis -- "I got older" -- Color bars
Control code
ocn732051447
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (92 min.)
Isbn
9781604654394
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515083218
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC2026D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)732051447
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono.; full screen presentation, preserving the 1.33:1 aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition
Video recording format
DVD

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