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NT Live: Cyrano de Bergerac

NT Live: Cyrano de Bergerac is a movie starring Michele Austin, Adam Best, and Nari Blair-Mangat. An intense, raw and deep revival of Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac by the Jamie Lloyd Company.

Other Titles
National Theatre Live: Cyrano de Bergerac, National Theater Live: Cyrano de Bergerac, National Theatre Live: Cyrano De Bergerac, Cyrano De Bergerac Presented by Comedie-Francaise
Running Time
2 hours 40 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama
Director
Jamie Lloyd
Writer
Martin Crimp, Edmond Rostand
Actors
Nari Blair-Mangat, Adam Best, Philip Cairns, Michele Austin
Country
UK
Year
2019
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

An intense, raw and deep revival of Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac by the Jamie Lloyd Company.

Comments about drama «NT Live: Cyrano de Bergerac» (6)

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Howard G.

Pity the lives of those who couldn't get tickets to the Screenings. The movies were worth the wait. I thought the movie would have gotten a little more laughs, but it was still worth the wait. The actors were a pleasure to watch. They were funny, but a little over-the-top. However, that is part of the fun of this movie. It is a bit of a romantic, with some funny scenes. The fight scenes were very good. The dancing was also good. The movie does have a bit of a heart, and there were some scenes that you can't help but feel sorry for the people who were involved. The movie was not a complete success, but I enjoyed it very much. It was nice to see some actors I had not heard of before, like Eric Bana and Paul Bettany. I would say this is a film for the older viewers. 7/10

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Christian R.

It is a pretty good film and it is a shame that the people who made this film didn't have the guts to release it as a full length film on DVD. This film has some very good points about it. It is a fairly believable story about a family that is trying to make it as a family. But it is not a good story. It is more like a soap opera. And if you are looking for a family film, then this isn't it. The mother is an airhead. The father is a dullard. The daughter is a very emotional child. The brother is a man who is on his way to being a spoiled brat. And the other brother is a snivelling coward. And the daughter has a major temper tantrum. So I think that the film is a bit better than it looks on the surface. There are some good performances from the actors and the director is good at capturing the family life of this family. But I think that this film could have been much better. And for this reason, I think that the film is only worth seeing if you are interested in this sort of family drama. It is a good story, but the problem is that it is not a good story. It is a soap opera and I think that this film is just another soap opera. It is a good story, but the soap opera is all that it is.

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Jacob C.

So much has been said about the film but I think this film would make a great exhibition. It is a lot like Shakespeare's plays. It is also much like the films of David Lean, who made the Richard III plays. So if you are interested in the history of these plays then this film will be of great interest. The idea that the play was an act of love is the basis for the film. But for me the film was very much like the play. For the most part the film did an excellent job of moving from one scene to another. One scene was reminiscent of Hamlet's scene in King Lear. This is a good thing but it also made it a bit confusing for me. It also made it a bit hard to see where the film was going to take us. I didn't know what the film was about until about half way through the film. But that is really the only problem I had with the film. The film itself is not bad. It is really quite good. It is a good film to see on a rainy day with a bowl of popcorn.

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Jonathan R.

I'm not a fan of the TV series and felt that the movie had no depth. In fact, I would have rather seen the movie based on the TV series. I don't understand why this movie won the awards, it didn't live up to what the TV series was. My advice is to wait until the DVD comes out, but watch the movie first.

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Stephen A.

Mystery and Drama. It's interesting that people in the theater were wondering what the heck was going on, and when it was all over, they were asking "What was that all about?" And my friend who was sitting across the room thought it was really cool. Not a bad movie. Not a bad movie, but it's not good. If you're looking for a movie, I would recommend Mystery and Adventure, or maybe Something in the Night.

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Crystal Long

I have read the reviews for this movie and I have to say that I was a little disappointed. I was expecting the movie to be full of romance and the sort of story that would appeal to me, but it turned out to be very dark. I was also expecting the movie to be about "daring" and "breaking the rules" and "not sticking to the rules" but the movie was actually very dark and very much "no rules". The movie was very hard to watch because the acting was very very bad. The characters didn't make any sense at all and the acting was really bad. The fact that the movie is in black and white makes it even harder to watch. The scenes with the couple where they talk about the rules and the lines between them were really very boring and didn't make any sense. I also expected that they would have to kill the "dragon" in order to get the antidote to save their lives but instead they were "free" of the "dragon" and then there was a chase scene in which they were running around and fighting with the "dragon" which was a total waste of time. I really don't understand what the purpose of the movie was. Maybe it was to show that you have to stick to the rules if you want to survive. But if you want to watch a movie that will make you think, then go and see something else.