In collaboration with the French Institute in Turkey
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Production: 1964 - France
Genres: Drama, Musical, Romantic
Duration: 91 min
Director: Jacques Demy
Actors: Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon, Marc Michel
Catherine Deneuve and Nino Castelnuovo star in the French-German co-production of romantic musical. The film dialogue is all sung as recitative, including casual conversation, that’s why the director Demy calls it a "pop-art opera". Les Parapluies De Cherbourg won three awards at the 1964 Cannes Film Festival including Palme D'or and was noimated for several Academy Awards.
The plot is shaped around Geneviève, a young woman who lives with her step mom and owns an umbrella shop. She falls in love with a garage mechanic named Guy and her mother is against their romance. And story unravels.
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