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Cyrano is a musical romantic drama directed by Joe Wright.  The screenplay by Erica Schmidt is based on Schmidt’s 2018 stage musical of the same name, which is based on the 1897 Edmond Rostand play Cyrano de Bergerac. This movie features one of my most beloved actors, so I couldn’t resist seeing a musical version of Cyrano with him in the starring role.  I enjoyed this musical version of Cyrano even though it had an extremely sad ending.

This musical adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s classic play tells the story of Cyrano de Bergerac (Peter Dinklage) as he pines for the affections of the beautiful Roxanne (Haley Bennett), who has fallen in love with another man named Christian de Neuvillette (Kelvin Harrison, Jr). Though Cyrano understands that his social status and physical appearance will forever keep him apart from his love, he offers his skills as a gifted poet to Christian in…

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