Directed by Joe Wright
Certificate 12a, 124 minutes
Released 25 February
Edmond Rostand’s 1897 romantic play Cyrano de Bergerac concerns a man who, because of his long nose, considers himself too ugly to tell the girl of his dreams and childhood friend Roxanne that he loves her. This new version ditches the nose to cast Peter Dinklage (Game Of Thrones) as the hero whose dwarfism becomes his reason for thinking Roxanne (Haley Bennett) couldn’t possibly love him. Then she falls in love… with one of the men in the regiment he commands.
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Full review published in Reform magazine.
See also my alternative review.
Cyrano is nominated for Best Costume Design in the 2021/22 (94th) Oscars.
Cyrano is out in cinemas in the UK on Friday, February 25th.