Mondo Candido

Mondo Candido

Release Date:  2/21/1975
Country of Release:  Italy
Length:  107 minutes
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Medium:  Video
Genre:  ADV COM FAN
Release Message:  Strange events take Candido to modern times and places like Israel where he witnesses the Arab/Israeli conflict and New York City, the living epitome of global capitalism. Featuring Jacques Herlin.
Description:  Candide, lovelorn youth and eternal seeker from the pages of Voltaire's immortal classic novel, finds himself thrown out of an entirely comfortable castle after his affection for the baron's daughter Cunegonde went a little too far down her thighs for her father's taste. Candido (Christopher Brown) is a na¬•ve young man raised by a Westphalian baron (Gianfranco D'Angelo). He is a devoted disciple of his tutor Dr. Panglos (Jacques Herlin) and a follower of his moral doctrines but cannot hide his feelings for the Baron's raunchy daughter Cunegonda (Michelle Miller). However, after a sudden invasion, Cunegonda disappears and Candido begins his errant in search of her and true love. The events take him to modern times and places like Israel where he witnesses the Arab_Israeli conflict and New York City, the living epitome of global capitalism.