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The Miser (1980) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Louis De Funès, Claude Gensac, Michel Galabru, Bernard Menez, Frank David, Hervé Bellon

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Based on Molière's play, THE MISER (L'Avare) is a movie co-directed by Jean Girault and Louis De Funès in 1980.

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 the right man and the right woman for his children. 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 his son's sorrow, Harpagon doesn't understand why Cléante has become so angry with him.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   matchbreaker interference Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Father Lover is...    -   much older/younger

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   simply wealthy Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   play

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