Jean-Baptiste Poquelin

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French author of sophisticated comedies (1622-1673)


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"A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation." Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Moliere was a French playwright and actor.
Enter the third angle of this tripartite story, Moliere (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin).
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (better known by his stage name, Moliere) collapses during the fourth performance of his newly penned Le Malade imaginaire (The Imaginary Invalid).
IN 1644, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, also known as Moliere, had yet to become one of France's most famous writers and the father of comic satire.
Struggling writer Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (Romain Duris) avoids pauper's prison by writing love letters for a would-be-adulterous merchant (Fabrice Luchini) while posing as a priest.
At 22 and yet to make his name in print, failed actor Jean-Baptiste Poquelin disappears after being imprisoned by impatient creditors.
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin aka Moliere (Duris) and his actors arrive in the capital in high spirits, having seduced the common people with their delicious farces.
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