About

Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy.

7.5
156
Directed by

Jean-Paul Rappeneau

Written by

Jean-Claude Carrière (Screenplay)
Jean-Paul Rappeneau (Screenplay)

Runtime

137 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Cast

Keywords

fencing based on play or musical poet new love 17th century inferiority complex nose

Photos

Lists

#143 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#43 on The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema Empire

Awards

Oscar for Best Costume Design

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

Oscar nomination for Best Makeup

Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film