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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
Geneviève (Catherine Deneuve), a beautiful young Frenchwoman who works at a small-town boutique selling umbrellas, falls for dashing mechanic Guy (Nino Castelnuovo). Their brief romance is interrupted when Guy is drafted to serve in the Algerian War. Though pregnant by Guy, Geneviève marries an older businessman, Roland (Marc Michel), and begins to move on with her life. Throughout the musical film, all the characters' dialogue is conveyed through song.

Cast: Catherine Deneuve , Nino Castelnuovo , Anne Vernon , Marc Michel , Ellen Farner , Mireille Perrey , Jean Champion , Pierre Caden

Director: Jacques Demy

Genres: Musical, Romance

Distributor: Criterion Collection, Zeitgeist Films, Wellspring Media

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

Release Date: February 19th, 1964|1 hr. 31 min.

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