English subtitles (Louis Malle, Catherine Demongeot, Philippe Noiret) Zazie, a resourceful young provincial girl of 10 years of age, arrives in Paris for the first time. She goes to stay with her uncle Gabriel, who is amazed by her witty elegance and repartee. More than anything else, she is looking forward to taking the metro. Disappointment ensues, as the metro is gripped by a strike. She must be content with just taking a taxi. Zazie runs away and discovers all the wonders of Paris.