Bicycling with Moliere (2014)

Bicycling with Moliere

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A warm, funny, literate comedy in which two French actors portray two French actors, friends at odds with one another in every possible way, except their love of Molière's The Misanthrope. Lambert Wilson (OF GODS AND MEN) plays Gauthier, tall, handsome, and the beneficiary of a leading role in a ridiculous soap opera as a beloved cosmetic surgeon who "saves lives." Fabrice Luchini (who previously worked with Le Guay in WOMEN ON THE 6TH FLOOR) as Serge has met with much less success, becoming a … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Fabrice Luchini, Philippe Le Guay
In Theaters:
Box Office: $59.6k
Runtime:
Strand Releasing - Official Site

Cast


as Serge Tanneur

as Gauthier Valence

as Francesca

as Christine

as Meynard

as Chauffeur de taxi

as Mme Francon

as Raphaëlle La Puisaye

as Madame Bichet

as Taxi Driver
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Critic Reviews for Bicycling with Moliere

All Critics (24) | Top Critics (8)

For Francophiles of a literary bent, just hearing these two actors silkily unfurling their lines will be frisson enough

Full Review… | July 1, 2014
Time Out
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This may be a buddy comedy on its surface, but "Bicycling With Molière" also gives some insight into the way art imitates life, and also the way life informs art.

Full Review… | June 12, 2014
Washington Post
Top Critic

It deals lightly with topics like ego, friendship, rivalry and love, and it does so within the context of an exploration of the personal and professional lives of a pair of actors.

Full Review… | May 1, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

As long as it's putting Moliere through a Pirandellian prism, Bicycling With Moliere is sophisticated fun.

Full Review… | May 1, 2014
Orange County Register
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An amiable French buddy comedy, "Bicycling With Molière" is worth a ride.

Full Review… | April 24, 2014
New York Post
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A comedy that frequently crosses the line separating breezy from flimsy, to be marginally enjoyed and then completely forgotten.

Full Review… | April 24, 2014
AV Club
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Audience Reviews for Bicycling with Moliere

A light and charming comedy that may be a bit irregular and not very well focused but has some nice dialogue and good moments of humor - and along the rehearsal of Molière's work by the leads we are given a decent exploration of the nuances in the interaction between them.

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Carlos Magalhães

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