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Bubbling with wit, stellar performances and lavish cinematography, MOLIÈRE stars multi-Cesar® nominated French actor Romain Duris as Molière, a down-and-out actor-come-playwright up to his ears in debt. When the wealthy Jourdain (Cesar® -winner Fabrice Luchini) offers to cover that debt (so that Molière's theatrical talents might help Jourdain win the heart of a certain widowed marquise), hilarity ensues. Disguised as a priest, Molière becomes a guest in Jourdain's palace on the pretext of teaching Jourdain the craft of the stage, which annoys his wife, Elmire. But, soon after, the confrontation between Elmire and Molière turns seductive. Too busy to notice, Jourdain enlists the aid of a well connected and scheming acquaintance, to help him pursue the young widow. Romantic yearning, human foibles and laughs galore all characterize MOLIÈRE, a delightful film that slyly captures your heart.
© 2007 Fidelite Films, Virtual Films, Wild Bunch, France 3 Cinema and France 2 Cinema. All Rights Reserved.
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: Moliere is a sophisticated, witty biopic of the great satirist.
March 3, 2019
March 3, 2019
Urban Cinefile Critics
Witty lines, sumptuous settings, manicured lawns and horses with carriages provide the setting for this frivolous romp that caresses history as it plays with the misadventures of French playwright Molière %u2026 With just the right balance of playfulness
August 15, 2017
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- Genre:Comedy, Drama
- Release Date:January 31, 2007
- Audio Format:Stereo
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