Cyrano de Bergerac Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 2839

Average Rating: 2.8/4

# of Ratings: 34

Theatrical Release Date: 11/16/1990

Language: French

Genre: Comedy, Drama

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau

Actors: Gérard Depardieu, Anne Brochet, Vincent Perez, Jacques Weber, Roland Bertin, Philippe Morier-Genoud

Plot: Cyrano de Bergerac is a dashing officer and romantic poet and madly in love with his cousin, Roxanne. But he has one glaring fault - his large nose - and he feels so self-conscious about it that he hires a cadet, Christian, to romance her by proxy. But Christian is also in love with Roxanne and as he reads the words written by Cyrano she begins to fall in love. -- Chris Kavan

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3.5/4

Allison - wrote on 10/18/2008

One of my favorite stories with Gerard Depardieu who has one of my favorite noses, directed by JP Rappeneau who directed one of my favorite French films (Bon Voyage), this one is great. Anne Brochet is alright in this. With a better leading lady, this one could have gotten 4 stars from me.

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Yojimbo - wrote on 01/26/2012

Based on the classic of French literature, Cyrano is the tale of a brave and noble soldier with the body of a bearish brute but soul of a poet who helps a more visually appealing competitor gain the affections of his true love. There are a few parts that certain actors were born to play, and this was Gerard Depardieu's. He is simply wonderful as the eloquent and dashing hero who sets aside his jealousies to achieve true love by vicarious means. It's essentially about being true to one's soul and failing to compromise through all adversity as well as a morality fable with the simple message of "don't judge a book by its cover". It's a faithful adaptation of the material, and as such is quite wordy although its eloquence will win over all but the most hardened action junkie. Passionate, …

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