Tomorrow, Wednesday at 8 p.m., the Instituto Francés of Madrid presents Molière’s The Imaginary Sick Man, filmed live in Paris, at the Théâtre de la Comédie Française. Screening in the original version with Spanish subtitles.
Argan spends the whole day in bed, complaining, and awaiting the remedies prescribed by unbelieving and ignorant doctors who abuse his weaknesses. He is a bourgeois father, hypochondriac and obsessed with his neuroses. He wants to marry his daughter Angelica to the nephew of his family doctor, Mr. Purgon, regardless of his daughter’s true love. Angelica has fallen madly in love with the young man of small fortune named Cleonte. This upsets Argan, who wants his daughter to marry a doctor. This gives rise to the most diverse entanglements in which the odious stepmother Belinda will fuel the conflict. It will take the cunning of the servant Toñita to make the masks fall… Buy and book at this link.