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Candide

Candide ou l'optimisme au XXe siècle

Directed by Norbert Carbonnaux
France, 1960
Comedy

Synopsis

Based on the classic novel Candide by Voltaire, but set in the World War II era. 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.

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Candide Directed by Norbert Carbonnaux