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Movie-A-Day #65: Roxanne (1987).

March 6, 2011

Today is the birthday of French wit and swordsman Cyrano de Bergerac, whose exploits have been embellished by generations of writers in the past 400 years. The most notable version of his adventures was Edmond Rostand’s 1897 play, which was updated 90 years later by Steve Martin and the charming and fluffy rom-com “Roxanne.” Martin’s modern day Cyrano is a small town fire chief who romances Daryl Hannah in this sweet little tale.

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