Molière (1978 film)

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Molière
Directed by Ariane Mnouchkine
Produced by Claude Lelouch
Written by Ariane Mnouchkine
Starring Philippe Caubère
Music by René Clemencic
Cinematography Bernard Zitzermann
Edited by Françoise Javet
Georges Klotz
Release dates 30 August 1978
Running time 260 minutes
Country France
Language French

Molière is a 1978 French drama film directed by Ariane Mnouchkine. It was entered into the 1978 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

Plot[edit]

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin is raised by his father and his grand-father because his mother dies when he's still very little. He works as a handyman, studies the law at a university and travels the country as an actor before he becomes the celebrated playwright Molière who impresses firstly the Duke of Orleans and then even King Louis XIV.

Cast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Molière". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-05-20. 

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