Molière (1978)

TP 1978-08-30 (FR) DramaHistory 4h
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Jean-Baptiste Poquelin is raised by his father and his grandfather 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.

  1. Ariane Mnouchkine

    Director, Writer

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  1. Philippe Caubère

    Philippe Caubère

    Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, dit Molière / La Mort

  2. Marie-Françoise Audollent

    Marie-Françoise Audollent

    La Forest / La servante

  3. Frédéric Ladonne

    Molière enfant

  4. Jean Dasté

    Jean Dasté

    Le grand-père de Molière

  5. Roger Planchon

    Roger Planchon


  6. Daniel Mesguich

    Daniel Mesguich

    Monsieur, frère du Roi

  7. Albert Delpy

    Albert Delpy


  8. Odile Cointepas

    La mère de Molière

  9. Joséphine Derenne

    Joséphine Derenne

    Madeleine Béjart

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Original Language French

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