About

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

7.5
170
Directed by

Jean-Paul Rappeneau

Written by

Jean-Paul Rappeneau (Screenplay)
Jean-Claude Carrière (Screenplay)
Edmond Rostand (Theatre Play)

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 Makeup

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film