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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

Molière is a down-and-out actor and playwright who is up to his ears in debt. The wealthy Jourdain offers to cover that debt so that Molière's theatrical talents might help Jourdain win the heart of a certain widowed marquise. Disguised as a priest, Molière becomes a guest in Jourdain's palace on the subtext of teaching Jourdain the craft of the stage, all this to the annoyance of Jourdain's wife, Elmire. But, soon after, the confrontation between Elmire and Molière turns seductive. Jourdain enlists the aid of a well-connected and scheming acquaintance to help him pursue the widowed marquise.ise.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC MOL (Text) 33892100247452 Adult DVDs DVD None 01/08/2014 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [London] : Pathé, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Videodisc recording of a motion picture originally released in 2006.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography: Gilles Henry ; editor: Valerie Deseine ; original music: Frédéric Talgorn ; costume designer: Pierre-Jean Larroque ; production designer: Francoise Dupertuis.
Participant or Performer Note:
Romain Duris, Fabrice Luchini, Laura Morante, Edouard Baer, Ludivine Sagnier.
Summary, etc.:
Molière is a down-and-out actor and playwright who is up to his ears in debt. The wealthy Jourdain offers to cover that debt so that Molière's theatrical talents might help Jourdain win the heart of a certain widowed marquise. Disguised as a priest, Molière becomes a guest in Jourdain's palace on the subtext of teaching Jourdain the craft of the stage, all this to the annoyance of Jourdain's wife, Elmire. But, soon after, the confrontation between Elmire and Molière turns seductive. Jourdain enlists the aid of a well-connected and scheming acquaintance to help him pursue the widowed marquise.ise.
Target Audience Note:
Cert. 12 [BBFC source].
System Details Note:
DVD.
Language Note:
In French, with English subtitles.
Subject: Molière, 1622-1673 > Drama.
Dramatists, French > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > France > Drama.
France > Drama.
Comedy films
Historical films
Biographical films
Motion pictures, French
Feature films.

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