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February 25, 2022

Fall in love with Joe Wright's ‘Cyrano'

AP Film Writer


Director: Joe Wright

Cast: Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Kelvin Harrison Jr.

Rating: PG-13, for strong violence, thematic and suiggestive material and language

Running time: 124 minutes

Joe Wright is at his best when he's making movies about love. They may not always have a happy ending. In fact, they usually don't. But truly romantic movies seem to be a rarer and rarer thing in contemporary cinema and, like Max Ophuls and Jacques Demy before him, Wright is almost peerless in his ability to make an audience swoon and suffer in maximalist splendor.

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