Episode #244: Cyrano de Bergerac Is a Loser

Jenn and Kendyl compare Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018) with the play Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand as well as several other adaptations of this catfishing origin story.

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Cyrano de Bergerac

  • Written in 1897 by Edmond Rostand
  • Loosely based on the life of the French novelist and playwright (1619-1655)

Direct adaptations:

Story adaptations:

Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018)

  • Written by Lindsay Beer
  • Directed by Ian Samuels
  • Starring Shannon Purser, Kristine Froseth, Noah Centineo, and RJ Cyler

Question of the Week: What is your favorite Cyrano adaptation?

For other similar discussions, check out our episodes on To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018), Love, Simon (2018), and Every Day (2018).

Next: The Hate U Give (2018)

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