The Umbrellas of Cherbourg [Les parapluies de Cherbourg]

Les parapluies de Cherbourg

Directed By: Jacques Demy

February 3, 1964 / French English / 91 mins

A young woman is left with a difficult decision after her lover is sent off to war. Starring a young Catherine Deneuve, this “sung-through” musical (all the dialogue is delivered in a jazz-style) is an absolute gem of French cinema with an unforgettable soundtrack from Michel Legrand.

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Screened Semesters:

  • 1974 Fall
  • 1981 Winter
  • 2011 Fall
  • 2021 Winter

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