Cyrano de Bergerac Presented by Comédie-Française
Cyrano de Bergerac, despite an enormous nose, proves to be a talented swordsman and a man of great wit. Blessed with all of life’s gifts except for romantic eloquence, Christian asks Cyrano to help him woo Roxane, whom he also loves. He secretly prompts Christian with romantic turns of phrase, winning Roxane’s heart with Cyrano’s words. From award-winning director, stage and cinema actor Denis Podalydès, this classic tale of hijinx comes to cinemas nationwide from the renowned Comédie-Française stage. Opera buffa, tragedy, romantic drama, symbolist poetry, slapstick comedy… all genres are called upon to give life to this staging of one of the most emblematic texts of the French repertoire!