Cyrano De Bergerac (1990)
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Edmond Rostand's classic drama of inner and outer beauty is given a lavish treatment in this acclaimed French production. Gérard Depardieu portrays the title character, a brilliant, charismatic swordsman with a generous spirit and a genius for poetry. It would seem that such a man would have no trouble attracting women, but Cyrano considers himself doomed to loneliness by an unattractive face featuring an oversized nose. His feelings of inadequacy are emphasized when Roxane, the beautiful woman
Mar 28, 1990 Wide
Feb 10, 2004
Orion Home Video
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Gerard Depardieu gives a tour de force Oscar-nominated performance in this sumptuous (and best) screen version of the famous play
More artistry and energy than virtually any American costume drama from that period you could name.
A film for hopeless romantics, which could only be justly done by the French.
The great thing about Jean-Paul Rappeneau's 1990 film -- apart from Gerard Depardieu's central performance -- is that it returns the play to its popular entertainment self.
[T]here's a kind of soaring beauty to this expansively passionate film...
There are better love stories, but Cyrano is arguably the ultimate celebration of the romantic spirit Depardieu makes the part forever his own.
From the opening scene in which he takes on a theater full of pretentious actors to the grand tearjerking finale, Cyrano is always the center of attention, and Depardieu, full of wit, bravado and passion, rises to the challenge.
Gives romantic love a good name, thanks to the flamboyant performance of Gerard Depardieu in this classic.
A modern movie the way they used to make `em
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