The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Release Date: February 19th, 1964
Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 31 min.
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.
Director: Jacques Demy
Distributor: Criterion Collection, Zeitgeist Films, Wellspring Media