A French Film About Theater - the Most Pleasurable Combination

'Cycling with Moliere' is about two theater actors rehearsing a play but, in essence, this is really a story about interpersonal relations, about different philosophical approaches to life and about the manner in which language - in this case, French - shapes both our lives and reality.

I have a confession to make: I am not an avid filmgoer. First of all, I spend most of my free evenings at the theater (for which I get paid, by the way). Second, although I am aware of the endless opportunities that the art of cinema affords, I still prefer theater’s immediate, living human aspect. Third, I remind myself from time to time – like someone whistling in the dark – that, when movies were...