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Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Gérard Depardieu ... Cyrano De Bergerac

Anne Brochet ... Roxane

Vincent Perez ... Christian de Neuvillette
Jacques Weber ... Comte De Guiche
Roland Bertin ... Ragueneau
Philippe Morier-Genoud ... Le Bret
Pierre Maguelon ... Carbon de Castel-Jaloux
Josiane Stoléru ... The Duenna
Anatole Delalande ... The Child
Alain Rimoux ... The Father
Philippe Volter ... Vicomte de Valvert
Jean-Marie Winling ... Lignière
Louis Navarre ... The Bore
Gabriel Monnet ... Montfleury
François Marié ... Bellerose
Pierre Triboulet ... Jodelet
Baptiste Roussillon ... First Soldier
Christian Roy ... Second Soldier
Jacques Pater ... The Footpad
Christian Loustau ... Cadet
Alain Perez ... Cadet
Franck Jazédé ... Cadet
Eric Bernard ... Cadet
Frank Ramon ... Cadet
Alain Dumas ... Cadet
Hervé Pauchon ... Cadet
Luc Alexander
Pierre Aussedat ... First Marquis
Yves Aubert ... Second Marquis
Jean-Damien Barbin ... Conceited Young Man
Gérard Beaume
Cécile Camp ... Gremione
Dominique Chevalier (as Dominique Chevallier)
Nicole Chomo
Christine Culerier ... Uranie
Michel Fau ... Ragueneau's 2nd Poet
Nicole Félix ... The Matron
Catherine Ferran ... Lise Ragueneau
Éric Frey ... Second 'Precious' Poet
Claudine Gabay ... Bad-tempered Nun
Balázs Galkó
Philippe Girard ... De Guiche's Officer
Amélie Gonin ... Sister Marthe
Isabelle Gruault ... Sister Claire
François-Xavier Hoffman

Sandrine Kiberlain ... Sister Colette
Françoise Lervy
Madeleine Marion ... Mother Superior
Georges Mavros
Vincent Nemeth ... Ragueneau's 1st Poet
Jérôme Nicolin ... The Monk

Quentin Ogier ... Baker's Boy
Lucien Pascal ... The Academician
Eric Picou ... First `Precious' Poet
Stéphane Roux

Ludivine Sagnier ... The Little Sister
Maurice Sarfati
Marc Soriano
Benoît Vergne ... Lysimon
Louise Vincent ... Ironing Nun
Laurent Vivier
Michel Vuillermoz
Vincent Winterhalter
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stéphane Slima

Directed by
Jean-Paul Rappeneau 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jean-Claude Carrière 
Jean-Paul Rappeneau 
Edmond Rostand  play

Produced by
René Cleitman .... producer
Michel Seydoux .... producer
André Szöts .... producer: Hungary
Original Music by
Jean-Claude Petit 
Cinematography by
Pierre Lhomme 
Film Editing by
Noëlle Boisson 
Production Design by
Ezio Frigerio 
Set Decoration by
Jacques Rouxel 
Costume Design by
Franca Squarciapino 
Makeup Department
Michèle Burke .... makeup artist
Marianne Collette .... assistant makeup artist
Jean-Pierre Eychenne .... makeup artist
Gabriella Németh .... hair stylist (as Gabi Nemeth)
Production Management
Francis Barrois .... assistant unit manager
Gérard Gaultier .... production manager
Eric Hubert .... assistant unit manager
Marc Vadé .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Thierry Chabert .... first assistant director
Art Department
Peter Hammond .... head Painter France
Zoltán Horváth .... set dresser
Thierry Rouxel .... props
Lajos E. Szabó .... stand-by painter
Sound Department
Bernard Chaumeil .... boom operator
Pierre Gamet .... sound
Jean Goudier .... sound editor
Marion Lorthioir .... post-synchronisation
Eric Tisserand .... sound assistant
Special Effects by
Isabelle Tillou .... special effects technician
Visual Effects by
Frederic Moreau .... optical effects
Jean-Louis Airola .... stunts
Alain Barbier .... stunts
Sandor Bertalan .... stunts
Sándor Boros .... stunts
Michel Carliez .... stunts: maitre d'armes
Albert Goldberg .... stunts
László Imre .... stunts
Péter Katona .... stunt performer
György Kivés .... stunts
Ferenc Novinecz .... stunts
Miklós Pardányi .... stunt performer
Tamás Pintér .... stunts: Hongrie
Jérôme Henry Team .... stunts (as Jerome Henry)
Philippe Zone .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Yves Agostini .... camera operator
Benoît Barbier .... still photographer
Claude Bourdais .... grip
François Hernandez .... first assistant "b" camera
János Kende .... camera operator
Jean-Yves Le Poulain .... first assistant camera
Tariel Meliava .... second assistant camera
Jacques Monge .... steadicam operator
Casting Department
Pascale Béraud .... extras casting director
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Péter Palotás .... dresser
Gabor Szabo .... dresser
Editorial Department
Claire Sels .... assistant editor
Music Department
Chris Clad .... soundtrack production
Other crew
Gabriel Angi-Dobos .... location manager
Anthony Burgess .... subtitler: English
André Couture .... horses and carriages
William Hobbs .... fight arranger
Michael Mendelsohn .... banker/production financier
Harmel Sbraire .... coach: actors
Géza Varga .... caterer

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137 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

Roxane really existed, she really was Cyrano's cousin, and she really did marry a baron whose surname was De Neuvillette. However, there is no evidence whatsoever that he and Cyrano were both in love with Roxane.See more »
[first lines]
Man at Theatre:Fifteen sous! I get in free.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Late Night Shopping (2001)See more »


What war is featured in the film?
What did "120 pistoles" mean in Roxane's letter?
What is the final insult Cyrano makes against his nose?
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35 out of 37 people found the following review useful.
This is the Masterpiece you've waited all your life to see, 8 April 2002
Author: TexasRedge from Kingsport, Tennessee


This is the ONE film that made Gérard Depardieu a world-wide superstar. Although he was a star in the french cinema for years, Gérard Depardieu was an un-heard-of unknown in the United States prior to the success, and critical acclaim of this french language film. This film also won 2 Academy awards in 1990(best foriegn film, and best costume). If you have ever seen this film then you know that this was the role that Gérard Depardieu was born to play. After seeing this I cannot imagine another actor in the world playing this role but Gérard Depardieu. This movie will make you laugh, and it will make you cry. You cannot help but to experience all of Cyrano's passions and his lust for life, as well as his heartache for never getting Roxanne to fall in love with him,and his anger and embarassment he feels about his self-contiousness about his large nose. As the film moves foward you grow to love the Cyrano de Bergerac charactor as you experience his emotions with him.There is some good battle scenes and some action scenes and even some killing(but what little bloodshed is done in this film -is done with good taste and relavence to the story instead of a bunch of meaningless killing like as seen in other films in this genre). This is about as well done as any film will ever get. I give it 5 out of 5 stars, a perfect film- A masterpiece

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