Cyrano De Bergerac
Cyrano De Bergerac (1990)

Gerard Depardieu gives a towering performance as the title character in this lavish, cinematic, and poetic adaptation of Edmond Rostand's classic stage drama. Cyrano, a 17th-century French soldier and man of letters, loves Roxane, but… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 28, 1990
DVD Release Date: February 10, 2004
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Emanuel Levy

Gerard Depardieu gives a tour de force Oscar-nominated performance in this sumptuous (and best) screen version of the famous play

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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.

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James Sanford
James Sanford on Film

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.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

More artistry and energy than virtually any American costume drama from that period you could name.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[T]here's a kind of soaring beauty to this expansively passionate film...

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Gives romantic love a good name, thanks to the flamboyant performance of Gerard Depardieu in this classic.

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Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

A film for hopeless romantics, which could only be justly done by the French.

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Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

There are better love stories, but Cyrano is arguably the ultimate celebration of the romantic spirit… Depardieu makes the part forever his own.

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David Poland
Hot Button

A modern movie the way they used to make `em

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Jim Hunter
Edmond Rostand's classic story comes to life in this 1990 adaptation. Gerard Depardieu has recently become a parody of himself, the fat Frenchman who… More
Wahida K
There is no better Cyrano De Bergerac like the one with Gèrard Depardieu my friends.
xGary Xx
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… More
danny d
a striking portrayal of the classic work, the story is told well and the camera work and acting are excellent. the choreography and length of the battle scenes… More
Pierluigi Puccini
Gerard Depardieu shines as Cyrano, the brute swordsman with the soul of a witty and loquacious poet. A passionate chant to real love, beyond any superficial… More
Lady D'arbanville
Possibly one of the most emotionally charged tragic romances ever written, re-made as a comedy with Steve Martin ? Roxanne, the comparisons between the two… More