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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Cast

Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon, Mireille Perrey View All


Crew

Jacques Demy (Director), Jacques Demy (Screenplay) View All

Release: Feb. 19th, 1964
Runtime: 1 hour, 31 minutes
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...
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pahaK
It was also a nice "twist" that for the last part Guy suddenly becomes the main character after being gone for the whole second part.
Citizen Rules
When you're young and in love for the first time, it's like us against the world and nothing in the universe can stop that love, say for one thing...time...And I've always had one saying, 'time kills all deals'.


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