Academy Award Winner: Best Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globes Winner: Best Actor - Drama, Best Cinematography - Black and White
Golden Globes Nominee: Best Motion Picture - Drama, Most Promising Newcomer
Official Selection 1950 National Board of Review: Top Ten Films
France, 1640: Cyrano, the charismatic swordsman-poet with the absurd nose, hopelessly loves the beauteous Roxane; she, in turn, confesses to Cyrano her love for the handsome but tongue-tied Christian. The chivalrous Cyrano sets up with Christian an innocent deception, with tragic results.
Directed By: Michael Gordon
Written By: Carl Foreman, Brian Hooker