The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg

  • 1964
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Musical

Although inspired by the Hollywood musical, Jacques Demy's vibrant, inventive film forgoes the familiar backdrop of a Broadway show or movie premiere to revel instead in the myth and magic of everyday romance, in all its sentimental and banal glory. Not quite a musical or an operetta, THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG is, as Demy has described it, "a film in color...read more

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The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg - Trailer
02:01 — The classic jazz musical, considered one of the most beautiful movies of all time, and the film that made Deneuve a star. Brilliantly restored color a (more…)
(Movie Clip) We Must Try To Be Happy
Young couple Guy (Nino Castelnuovo) and Genevieve (Catherine Deneuve) have just learned he must leave for two years national service, her mother (Anne (more…)
(Movie Clip) You May Speak Freely
A key event in the sung-through musical by director Jacques Demy, cash-strapped shop-owner Madame Emery (Anne Vernon), with daughter Genevieve (Cather (more…)
(Movie Clip) Too Ugly Or Too Stupid?
On location at the Normandy title-town, teen Genevieve (Catherine Deneuve) with boyfriend Guy (Nino Castelnuovo), then at work with mother (Anne Verno (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Although inspired by the Hollywood musical, Jacques Demy's vibrant, inventive film forgoes the familiar backdrop of a Broadway show or movie premiere to revel instead in the myth and magic of everyday romance, in all its sentimental and banal glory. Not qu… (more)

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