February 17th, 1673, Paris. The King's troupe is in the middle of a representation of The Imaginary Invalid performed by Molière himself. But suddenly, the French master begins spitting blood. He decides to continue despite everything and, during his agony, memories and ghosts from the past enter the theatre. Desperately hoping for the King’s arrival, he chooses to make the most of the growing chaos and to transform his death into a final burst of laughter.