The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

"A film for all the young lovers of the world."
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PG-13 1 hr 31 minDec 16th, 1964Romance, Drama
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.
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Movie Details

Theatrical Release:December 16th, 1964
Original Language:French
Production Companies:Beta Film, Madeleine Films, Parc Film
Movie Tags:1950s, 1960s, musical, letter