The charismatic swordsmanpoet helps another woo the woman. It uses poet brian hookers 1923 english blank verse translation as the basis for its screenplay. Cyrano, long nez, belle epee et verbe haut, aime roxane, qui aime christian, auquel cyrano prete ses mots. The garutso balanced lens is an insitu camera lens effectively simulating a faux 3d effect by keeping the foreground and background in focus at the same time. Jan 24, 2008 cyrano composes a poem whilst duelling an arogant but wordless aristocrat. The brian hooker translation is used to great effect and as in the jose ferrer film. It uses brian hookers 1923 translation of the play with some uncredited revisions, and stars peter donat as cyrano. Detailed explanations, analysis, and citation info for every important quote on litcharts. Edmond rostand na pas encore trente ans mais deja deux enfants et beaucoup dangoisses. If you like or even love the story, it is a dvd, you will watch again and again. This production was originally staged by american conservatory theater and shown on pbs as part of the theater in america series. Tt uses brian hookers 1923 translation of the play with some uncredited revisions. Faite par jeanclaude carriere et jeanpaul rappeneau, ladaptation raccourcit par endroits le texte d. I purchased this movie because i could not find it anywhere else.