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Newseries Moliere


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Written and directed by ARIANE MNOUCHKINE
A major five-part film series telling the story of one of history's great playwrights whose writings of 17th-century Paris life are memorable for their humour and perception.
1: The masqueraders, mountebanks and tumblers in the muddy streets of Paris were as much responsible for the development of the boy, Jean-Baptiste, into the genius, Moliere, as were his loving parents and the eccentric old priest who gave him the beginnings of his education. But later, as a law-student at Orleans, he was faced with the opposite of all this warmth, colour and loving kindness when he encountered the religious bigotry of 17th-century France.
English version directed by HAL BRAV for SND, PARIS. (Part 2 tomorrow at 9.0 pm)


Directed By: Ariane Mnouchkine
Directed By: Hal Brav
Molière: Philippe Caubère
Madeleine Bejart: Josephine Derenne
Armande Bejart: Brigitte Catillon
La Forest: M F Audollent
La Grange: Jonathan Sutton
ThSrese Marquise du Pare: Lucia Bensasson
Poquelin Senior: Armand Delcampe
Louis XIV: J C Penchenat
Colbert: Roger Planchon

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