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TARTUFFE

Time:
according to movie theaters
Duration:
2h20
Version:
VOST

SYNOPSIS

In his quest for Christian perfection, the wealthy Orgon has welcomed the devout Tartuffe into his home to be a spiritual guide to the entire household. But unable to resist temptation himself, Tartuffe falls in love with Orgon’s wife. Caught in the act of confessing his desire to the beautiful Elmire, he only escapes at the cost of a descent into hypocrisy, driving the family to the brink of implosion...

PRESENTATION

Did you think you already knew Tartuffe? The director, Ivo van Hove, has us discover the original version, censored in 1664 by the King the day after the premiere and therefore only performed once in its history.
The show is followed by the Troupe’s tribute to Molière on the occasion of his 400th birthday.
By
Molière
Direction
Ivo van Hove
Distribution
Cast the Troupe and the actors of the Académie de la Comédie-Française