Les parapluies de Cherbourg / The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

TitleLes parapluies de Cherbourg / The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1964
AuthorsDemy, Jacques
Running Time91 minutes
Date Released02/19/1964
Distributor20th Century Fox
CountryFrance, West Germany
Publication LanguageFrench, English

Two young French lovers' lives are altered by the Algerian War for Independence (1954–1962). Geneviève learns she is pregnant from her love affair with Guy, who has been drafted into the war. She agrees to marry a rich man to giver her child a better life. Guy opts to marry his grandmother's nurse when he returns. The two old lovers meet years later. 

Original PublicationLes parapluies de Cherbourg
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