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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg


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


Jacques Demy (Director) View All

Release: Feb. 19th, 1964
Runtime: 1 hour, 33 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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In this all-singing musical, Genevieve (Catherine Deneauve) and Guy (Nino Castelnuovo) are in love, but their romance is strained when Guy is drafted into the army and must leave Genevieve behind.
Genevive and Guy are in love.
Citizen Rules
Been there and experienced it...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 that rings true, 'time kills all deals'.