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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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Won Oscar. Another 33 wins & 24 nominations See more »
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Non, non, mon cher amour, je ne vous aimais pas! See more (66 total) »


  (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
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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
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:
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Cyrano states that he has "practically lived" Don Quixote. Gérard Depardieu was later considered for the role of Quixote in Terry Gilliam's troubled production, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. As that role had previously been played by José Ferrer, it would have marked the second role that the two actors shared.See more »
[first lines]
Man at Theatre:Fifteen sous! I get in free.
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Referenced in Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008)See more »


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18 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Non, non, mon cher amour, je ne vous aimais pas!, 27 August 2003
Author: TechNoir from Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), Spain

No, no, my dearest love... I don't love you!

I was just a teenager when I first saw this film. I really didn't know what to expect of a French movie with unknown actors (at least to me by then), with a story I didn't previously know and with the only reference of some Cesar awards. After all, it was an european movie, it was French, it was based in a classic book and with a romantic theme. But something attracted me.

I was shocked.

Actually it was the first movie I ever went to see to the cinema more than once. I purchased it on VHS as soon as I could, and I am getting it on DVD now that it's available in Spain. After all this time, I know by heart almost every scene of the movie, and it keeps on bringing tears to my eyes in the final scenes, no matter how many times I've seen it.

The movie has so many things so nicely put together, it's almost impossible not to be hooked on some of them.

To begin with, I was very surprised with the fact that the whole movie is spoken in verse. I think it was the first time I had ever seen something like that, and it is probably also the last since I can't remember any other movie like this! I don't know how well it was done in English, but I can say it was translated into Spanish awesomely. I can only wonder how beautiful it is in the original French version. Everything is so musically coherent and adequate, that you really enjoy watching the movie spoken in verse. I loved it.

Then there is the absolutely magnificent performance by Gerard Depardieu. He perfectly resembles at every moment the personality of the eager and sometimes naive but at the same time extremely intelligent, romantic, desperate and vulnerable Cyrano. His physical look, his facial expressions, his voice... everything makes him the perfect Cyrano de Bergerac. You really share his suffering and at the same time you admire its strong personality and determination. He makes Cyrano an admirable man, an enjoyable human being. Wonderful.

Apart from that, there is many more things in this movie that make it absolutely enjoyable. The humor. The sets and props, all the environments created. The music. And the story is an absolute classic that many people will feel related to; the struggle of a man than, even though not physically gifted, wants to live and love with no limits... to the person who is not ready to correspond him. Maybe it's the reason why it was so touching for me when I was a teenager, and maybe that's why it still brings tears to my eyes even today :)

All in all, a beautiful romantic tale with great sets and performances and that will touch almost anyone's hearts. My favourite movie of all time, and definetly a classic.

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