Roxanne

Key Cast

Steve Martin, Daryl Hannah, Rick Rossovich, Shelley Duvall, John Kapelos, Fred Willard, Michael J. Pollard, Damon Wayans.

Synopsis

This is a modern day version of “Cyrano de Bergerac” in which the man with the big nose (Steve Martin) helps a cohort write love letters to the woman (Daryl Hannah) they both love. True love prevails after all when Hannah discovers the inner beauty of the true letter writer.
imdb entry

“Steve Martin’s winning performance and his brilliant screenplay make up most of Roxanne’s success, but Fred Schepisi’s direction completes it.”
Combustible Celluloid review

 

Fred Schepisi and Steve Martin on the set of Roxanne
Fred Schepisi and Steve Martin on the set of ‘Roxanne’ [Photo: Jo Lederer]