Released in theaters in January 2019, Edmond is Alexis Michalik's first feature film adapted from his own play. The brilliant thirty-something does not hide his inspiration from
Shakespeare in Love,
by John Madden crowned with seven Oscars in 1999 to tell how Edmond Rostand wrote
Cyrano de Bergerac
. By avoiding the pitfall of filmed theater and without claiming historical truth. The first sequence of this film, unseen in clear on television, plunges the viewer into a Belle Époque Paris under the snow. The young 29-year-old poet plagued by doubt (hopping Thomas Solivérès) accumulates failures - he has not produced anything for two years - but will give birth to his flagship work in three weeks.
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It was then the consecration, he triumphed on December 28, 1897 at the Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin, with a Cyrano full of panache embodied by Constant Coquelin, Olivier Gourmet delectable.
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