Bicycling with Moliere
Bicycling with Moliere (2014)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: April 23, 2014
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Trevor Johnston
Time Out

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

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Michael Sragow
Orange County Register

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

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Simon Kinnear
Total Film

A cosy, middlebrow showcase for its stars to practise theatrical verse and fall off their bikes.

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Stephanie Merry
Washington Post

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.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

An amiable French buddy comedy, "Bicycling With Molière" is worth a ride.

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Geoffrey Macnab
Independent

This is a French comedy with claws.

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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

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.

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Mike D'Angelo
AV Club

A comedy that frequently crosses the line separating breezy from flimsy, to be marginally enjoyed and then completely forgotten.

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Kate Muir
Times [UK]

Bicycling with Molière is a droll, intellectual delight, and probably one for Francophiles who have at least a vague knowledge of Molière's play The Misanthrope.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
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… More