Zazie dans le Métro (1960)

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Director: Louis Malle
Cast: Catherine Demongeot, Philippe Noiret


On a visit to her transvestite uncle, a little girl moves like a whirlwind through Paris, leaving chaos in her wake.

The Review

A string of seamlessly assembled cinematic gags in garish Eastmancolor with rapid dialogue to match. According to one's mood either delightful or exasperating, but orchestrated with panache and featuring a precociously foul-mouthed heroine who is nonetheless appealing.