Watch NT Live: Cyrano de Bergerac

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 Theater Live: Cyrano de Bergerac, National Theatre Live: Cyrano De Bergerac, Cyrano De Bergerac Presented by Comedie-Francaise, National Theatre Live: Cyrano de Bergerac
Running Time
2 hours 40 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama
Director
Jamie Lloyd
Writer
Edmond Rostand, Martin Crimp
Actors
Nari Blair-Mangat, Philip Cairns, Michele Austin, Adam Best
Country
UK
Year
2019
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, 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» (22)

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Theresa

All through the movie I kept thinking "This is the one!" This is the one! The way it is filmed, the acting, the way it is done.I knew I was watching a great movie. It was not so much about the story but more about the acting. I loved it. The director of this movie is the one who directed "Cyrano De Bergerac" and this movie was like a continuation of that. In "Cyrano De Bergerac" the director was using it's own director and this movie is using the same director. I do not know the author of this movie but I liked it very much. And the character of Thomas Cromwell is like a character from "Cyrano De Bergerac" in this movie. I would recommend to see this movie. I give it a 9 out of 10. I give it a 9/10.

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Raymond Perry

I just watched this movie on Sky Cinema in London. There were no other people watching it so I was sitting in the middle of the movie. I read the back of the DVD case and realised it was directed by the same director who did "Cinema Paradiso" (a collaboration between the director of that film and the director of this one). The style of this movie is quite similar to that one. I would say this movie is one of the best movies I've ever seen. It was simply wonderful. The film starts in 1876. It shows the murder of a beautiful French princess by a British officer. She is buried in a large grave. The grave is guarded by a powerful soldier. This soldier's uncle has died. He is then ordered to keep an eye on her. He sets up a game of cat and mouse with the British soldier. He has to avoid her. The French princess wants to know why her mother has been killed. It seems that the soldier has a long lost cousin that he hasn't seen for many years. He has the same interest in her. The movie is really good. The director has created a very real and gritty atmosphere. The scenery is very beautiful and the characters are very interesting. The music was very good too. I didn't expect much of this movie but I really enjoyed it. I would recommend this movie to anyone who is a fan of cinema. I would say it's a must see. I give this movie an 8/10.

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Judith

The thing about watching this film that makes it such a great movie is that it has that same character you would see in your favorite TV show. It's a shame that it's almost impossible to find this film on DVD. I think it is a great movie that should be on DVD. It's got everything you would want to see in a great movie. The acting is very good, the costumes and sets are superb, and it is also a good movie to watch with the kids, as well as adults.

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Olivia Anderson

The English version of Cyrano De Bergerac is much better than the French, and the English was actually filmed in England. It is a very intense movie, and one of the best adaptations of Shakespeare's play to cinema. It is not for everyone's taste, but if you have seen the French version, and liked it, then you will like this movie. The performances are amazing, the plot is complex, and it is a very, very interesting story. It is also very different from the film it is based on, and that is good. Overall, this movie is a fantastic adaptation of a great play, and it is the most beautiful Shakespeare adaptation ever. You have to see it to believe it.

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Nicholas H.

I can't tell if I have the right to complain about the lack of a more realistic and satisfying movie, or if I'm just missing something. I've read a lot of complaints about the poor acting and the over-the-top "do they really feel this way?" acting of certain actors, and I feel it's an issue. Some actors I've seen in other movies who were playing the role of the villain or the character who starts off as one of the "good guys", and for the most part, it's the opposite. I think some actors may just be playing their roles in a way that makes them look like a jerk, and it's just all over the place. As for the other complaints, well, this movie is good. It's definitely a good movie. But it's not one I would recommend to my friends. I'd have to recommend a better movie for that matter.

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Emily

This is an amazing film. The actors portray the time and place as it was, and really portray a character with such depth and passion. I was surprised to see that this film did not get the attention it deserved. I saw this film in an independent film festival and was blown away. I was also pleasantly surprised to see the majority of the audience enjoy this film and take it very seriously. I don't know why this film was not given the attention it deserved. I highly recommend this film.

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Crystal W.

This is a stunning movie with a great cast. It is also a fascinating story of how a great movie can be made. The characters are well developed, and the acting is excellent. This movie has a very fine, unique and fresh style of storytelling, which is in stark contrast to the popular Hollywood style of story telling. The main theme of the movie is the growing of friendships, and how one friendship will change the lives of a whole city. This movie is about the growth of a community and how friendship can be used to lead to social change. It is an interesting and exciting film.

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Christina

Just watched the movie and it was a great experience. I really liked the movie because it was very different from the book. It had a good mix of action and romance. It was very well casted, with fantastic performances by Julie Delpy and Jeremy Irons. It was also interesting to see the huge cast of characters and how each character fit in. It was very different from the book, but it was also very good. I loved the movie. It was a great story and the acting was great. My advice would be to go and see the movie and I hope you enjoy it.

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Helen Howard

A full tribute to a great work of art. A unique and very underrated film. Especially the casting of Chazz Palminteri and the music was excellent. The only thing that I would like to mention about the film is that the opening scenes were a bit slow and the voice acting was a bit wooden but after that it was really good. It would have been a great film if the voice acting was better. Overall I give it a 9 out of 10.

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Theresa Douglas

Cyrano de Bergerac is a very enjoyable and entertaining film. From the first scene through the last, I was absolutely thrilled. I loved the entire film and thoroughly enjoyed watching it. The acting was excellent and the scenery is breathtaking. It has it all, romance, adventure, action, mystery, drama, and even some humor. There is plenty of action and suspense. There is also a surprising amount of comedy in the film. I think that this film is one of the most underrated and underrated films of all time. It has it all!

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Rose P.

It is hard to understand why this movie was so poorly received when it was released. That is, until you hear the reasons why it was so badly received. But if you are interested in historical movies, then you should definitely check this out. The acting is outstanding, the story is gripping, the direction is great, and the musical score is great. It is a very special movie. If you love Shakespeare, then you should definitely see this movie.

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Lori

I am not a big fan of the Mel Gibson film adaptation of this classic novel, as I found it too long and dull and it just lacked the same authenticity as the novel. However, I have to admit that this film is really great. It is beautiful, it is thought-provoking and it is just wonderful. Not only is it a fantastic adaptation of the novel but the film really works on many levels. It has the necessary heart-stopping tension, it has the perfect performance from the entire cast, it has the perfect location shots and it has the perfect attention to detail in every single aspect of the film. The film also has an incredibly strong central narrative and a strong character development. As such, I can see why some of the reviewers found this film to be boring and shallow and not nearly as good as the novel, but I really think that if you're going to watch this film, you should do it with an open mind and don't judge the film solely on the basis of the novel's author's personal opinion. It's not about the book, it's about the film.

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Ann A.

I have seen the original, the BBC version and this version. I must say that I do find this version of Cyrano de Bergerac to be better in some respects. I think that this version has the strongest emotional connection to the film, and it has some great things in it. There is also a lot of history that is brought to light that is always important. There is an issue with this film being slightly too long. In the original it was only slightly longer. However, I feel that this is more of a distraction from the film. Also, the length of the scenes when the French play Cyrano de Bergerac on the piano is a bit longer than it needed to be. Overall, I would definitely recommend this version.

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Douglas Porter

This film is based on the play of Pierre Curie (Henry Thomas), a French scientist who was a pioneer of the radio astronomy. Although he failed to give us a proof of his theory, his idea is thought to have been the basis of our modern understanding of the universe. The film shows us Curie's life from the time when he was a young man. We see how his family's sufferings and his experiments affect him. We also see how his brother Henri (Claude Rains) helps him to recover his dignity and brings him back to reality. We also see Curie's fascination with the moon. I loved this film, and I hope to see it again. It was well-made, interesting, and there were no boring moments. I liked how it was different from other films about science and astronomy. It was a good film for those who like to be challenged.

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Tyler Dean

I've watched this movie a few times, and every time I watch it, I can't get it out of my head. It's a complete film in my eyes. If you haven't seen this film, you should definitely do so. If you haven't seen it, you should definitely see it. It's a story that really needs to be told. The story is well-told and quite memorable. The acting is brilliant and most of the time, the direction is good as well. Every shot of the film is just wonderful. The music, which I haven't heard before, is just brilliant and adds to the mood of the film. This film is a must-see, it's just a shame it didn't win the Oscar for best picture. This is definitely a film that's worthy of being the best film of all time. I hope that every film lover can see this film. It deserves to be seen by every film lover.

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Kelly

It's wonderful to see, again, a film that truly stands the test of time and still stands up to the standards set by the original work. The themes and ideas that are explored are still relevant and stand the test of time. It's been several years since I saw it, and I think it's still as fresh as ever. That's what a great film should be!

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Nicholas Carpenter

I've seen this movie before, but I can't remember what I was thinking. I was very moved by this movie. I was very moved by the way it showed the conflict between man and woman, between the "tough guy" and the "loser". The whole movie was well shot, and the story was good. This movie was very different from most other movies. I enjoyed the songs, and the actors were very good, including Gary Oldman. The music was amazing. If you love Shakespeare, you will enjoy this movie.

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Alexander P.

This is one of the best films I've ever seen. It is funny, touching and inspiring. The main characters are not the stereotypical French French. Instead they are English and French. All the actors are really good. I was amazed by their acting skills. I was also very surprised by the plot. Although the plot is predictable, it is so well executed and well organized. There is also a great love story. This is a must see for everyone.

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Diana L.

Now, this is not to say that this film is perfect. I think it is a good film that, like all of Tolstoy's novels, is based on an historical figure. The film is slow, so it's not fast-paced like, say, Peter Weir's "Sommersby" or Henry Koster's "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold". It's more of a dramatic story. It does get a bit silly in places, though. Some of the characters are just plain stupid. For instance, in the early part of the film, when the main character has to lead a parade, we are told that he has "chosen his own path" and "no one knows where he's going". This was such a silly thing to say and it doesn't make sense. I don't know why they used this stupid line and in the end of the film, when he gets out of the carriage, he tells the other soldiers that he's going to visit his grandmother. This is just another example of how the film is "stupid" and is just "stupid" in a funny way. If the main character is walking through the streets with his grandmother, I'm pretty sure he's going to run into somebody. They are also pretty stupid in the sense that they show no remorse for what they've done. I'm not going to talk about the "torture" scene, but it is just something that is so out of place in this film and is one of the stupidest things in the whole film. However, I also don't think that this film is bad. I think it is good. It does have it's flaws, but I think that it's really well done and you do learn a lot about the life of Tolstoy. Overall, I give it an 8 out of 10.

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Jesse

I am a huge fan of this film. I have been a fan of the Olivier and Mirren films for a long time. I thought that I would never see this film again until I saw this on Amazon Prime. I have been watching the new film every single day for the past two weeks and I am so excited to watch it again. I was so sad to find out that the current title for this film is "A History of Violence." I do not know what that title means, but I am sure that this film has more to offer than that. The casting of Vincent Cassel is brilliant, and the story was so well thought out. I was so into the movie and so curious to find out what would happen next. This film is definitely an amazing movie to watch. I really loved it and I will continue to watch it.

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Thomas Lopez

I watched this movie on a whim. I was feeling unfulfilled after watching "Les Miserables" and the Academy Awards nominations were not what I expected. The movie was definitely worth the watch. In my opinion, this is the most layered and complex film that I have ever seen. It is certainly one of the most entertaining films that I have ever seen. The movie was perfectly casted. The supporting actors were perfectly casted. I have watched the movie many times and I will continue to watch it over and over again. The cast was perfect and each of the actors did a wonderful job in their respective roles. The story was truly layered and the movie's humor was incredibly witty. This is definitely one of the most unique movies that I have seen in the past year. It's a shame that this movie wasn't able to break out at the box office and win any major awards. I'm so glad that the Academy gave this movie the recognition that it deserved.

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Kathleen Bryant

I saw the movie first, and really enjoyed it. I like it because of the way the story is told, but also because it was unique in its own way. I think it is a good way of showing the historical events that took place in France at the time. I liked that they showed how the music was important for the emotions of the people in the audience. And that the storyline was different from the other movies, as I like it that the character of Ophelia and her lover became the focal point for the story instead of the other characters. I think this was an important point in the movie, because this was really important for the viewers. As for the movie itself, I think the actors did a great job, and I think the movie was well done. I think it was a very good movie, and I enjoyed it very much. If you like historical dramas, I recommend you to see this movie. I rate it 9/10.