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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

PG-13 12/16/1964 (US) DramaRomance 1h 31m

A film for all the young lovers of the world

Overview

This simple romantic tragedy begins in 1957. Guy Foucher, a 20-year-old French auto mechanic, has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery, an employee in her widowed mother's chic but financially embattled umbrella shop. On the evening before Guy is to leave for a two-year tour of combat in Algeria, he and Geneviève make love. She becomes pregnant and must choose between waiting for Guy's return or accepting an offer of marriage from a wealthy diamond merchant.

  1. Jacques Demy

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Catherine Deneuve

    Catherine Deneuve

    Geneviève Emery

  2. Nino Castelnuovo

    Nino Castelnuovo

    Guy

  3. Anne Vernon

    Anne Vernon

    Madame Emery

  4. Mireille Perrey

    Mireille Perrey

    Tante Élise

  5. Marc Michel

    Marc Michel

    Roland Cassard

  6. Ellen Farner

    Madeleine

  7. Jean Champion

    Jean Champion

    Aubin

  8. Pierre Caden

    Bernard

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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Original Title Les parapluies de Cherbourg

Status Released

Original Language French

Budget -

Revenue -

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Content Score

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