The Miser

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  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1980
  • Running time: 125 min
Based on Molière's play. The children of Harpagon, Cléante and his sister Elise, are each in love but they still haven't spoken to their father yet. Harpagon is a miser who wants to choose whom his children will marry. When Cléante, at last, tries to... read more

Based on Molière's play. The children of Harpagon, Cléante and his sister Elise, are each in love but they still haven't spoken to their father yet. Harpagon is a miser who wants to choose whom his children will marry. When Cléante, at last, tries to speak to Harpagon, the old man informs the family that he wants to marry Marianne, the young girl loved by Cléante. Unaware of this Harpagon doesn't understand why Cléante is so distraught.

Original Release

03/05/1980

US Release

06/06/1980

Cast

Louis de Funès Harpagon
Franck Cabot-David Cléante (as Frank David)
Georges Audoubert Anselme
Guy Grosso Brindavoine
Michel Modo La merluche
Michel Galabru Maître Jacques
Claude Gensac Frosine
Bernard Ménez La Flèche
Henri Génès Le commissaire
Frank David Cléante
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jean Girault, Louis de Funès

Writers

Louis de Funès, Jean Girault, Molière

Cast

Louis de Funès Harpagon
Franck Cabot-David Cléante (as Frank David)
Georges Audoubert Anselme
Guy Grosso Brindavoine
Michel Modo La merluche
Michel Galabru Maître Jacques
Claude Gensac Frosine
Bernard Ménez La Flèche
Henri Génès Le commissaire
Frank David Cléante
Max Montavon Maître Simon
Micheline Bourday Dame Claude
Madeleine Barbulée La mère de Marianne
Anne Caudry Marianne
Claire Dupray Elise
Gaëlle Legrand La première servante
Pierre Aussedat Le clerc
Hervé Bellon Valére
Claire Favretto La deuxième servante

Producers

Editors

Michel Lewin

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