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THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG

by Jacques Demy

synopsis

16-year-old Genevieve and 20-year-old Guy are very much in love. Her kind mother, who runs an umbrella shop, won't hear of her marrying, particularly as Guy has yet to complete his compulsory military service. Genevieve is heartbroken when he leaves for his army service in colonial Algeria and is upset to have received only one letter from him in two months. Her mother's solution to this situation is kind diamond-merchant Roland Cassard, who has helped them in the past.

international title: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
original title: Les parapluies de Cherbourg
country: France, Germany
year: 1964
genre: fiction
directed by: Jacques Demy
film run: 91'
release date: SE 03/02/1964, FR 19/02/1964, ES 22/02/1964, IT 09/09/1964, DK 24/09/1964, FI 09/10/1964, PT 30/10/1964, UK 10/1964, TR 02/1965, HU 22/04/1965, DE 12/11/1965, DD 26/02/1966, SU 23/05/1966, EE 07/12/2006, GR 21/07/2011, SK 24/06/2016
screenplay: Jacques Demy
cast: Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon
cinematography by: Jean Rabier
film editing: Anne-Marie Cotret, Monique Teisseire
art director: Bernard Evein
costumes designer: Jacqueline Moreau
producer: Mag Bodard

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