Les Parapluies de Cherbourg

TitleLes Parapluies de Cherbourg
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1964
AuthorsDemy, Jacques
Running Time91 minutes
Date ReleasedFebruary 19 1964
DistributorCiné-Tamaris
CountryFrance
MediumColor film
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

Two young French lovers are altered by the Algerian War for Independence. 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. 

Cast

Catherine Deneuve

Nino Castelnuovo

Anne Vernon

Mireille Perrey

Marc Michel

Ellen Farner

Credits

Directed by Jacques Demy

Produced by Mag Bodard and Gilbert de Goldschmidt

Written by Jacques Demy

Music by Michel Legrand

Cinematography by Jean Rabier

Edited by Anne-Marie Cotret and Monique Teisseire

Set Design by Bernard Evein

Costumes by Arlette Nastat

Music by Michel Legrand

Musical direction by Michel Legrand

Genre

Romance, Musical

Alternate TitleThe Umbrellas of Cherbourg
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