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Molière (2007)  link to Molière on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: Yellow 65

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IMDb Rating:
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7.3/10 (5220 votes)

Country: French,

Spoken Languages: French

Genre(s): Comedy, History

Director(s): Laurent Tirard

Cast: Romain Duris (as Jean-Baptiste Poquelin), Fabrice Luchini (as M. Jourdain), Laura Morante (as Elmire Jourdain), Edouard Baer (as Dorante), Ludivine Sagnier (as Célimène)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English

Plot Outline: In 1657, playwright/actor Molière, having been given a theater in the capital by the King, is back in Paris after touring the kingdom of France with his company of players. One day, a young lady asks him to follow her to the deathbed of her mother... Thirteen years earlier, Molière already runs a troupe but goes broke and is thrown to prison. Fortunately (?) his debt is covered by Monsieur Jourdain, a rich man who wants him to help him rehearse a one-act play he has written with a view to seducing a beautiful bright young widow, Célimène. As Jourdain is married to Elmire, and is the "respectable" father of two daughters his design must remain secret so Molière is introduced into the house as Tartuffe, an austere priest...

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1

Apr 26, 2017