Classics, Festivals & Series, Special Screenings
Depardieu excels as the seventeenth-century Gascon swordsman and braggart whose unsightly nose prevents him from confessing his love to his cousin Roxane. Showered with awards throughout the world, Rappeneau’s film is a genuine cinematic triumph, as visually as it is verbally dazzling: the grace and pace of Rostand’s text is matched by the energetic camera-work, elegant mise-en-scène and faultlessly choreographed battle scenes.
Followed by a Q&A with director Jean-Paul Rappeneau
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