Swordsman, philosopher, poet. Cyrano De Bergerac is all these things but none of them makes him happy. What he desires above all is the love of the beautiful Roxane. His problem is as plain as the nose on his face. When new boy Christian arrives in Paris, young, handsome yet intellectually challenged and falls in love with Roxane; Cyrano seizes this opportunity to profess his love for her through him. But surely he is too ugly to ever be loved?