The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Les Parapluies de Cherbourg

France | 1964 | 93’ | DCP | Color | French | Group: B


Director: Jacques Demy


Cherbourg, November 1957. Madame Emery and her daughter, Geneviève, run a store called The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. Geneviève is in love with Guy, a mechanic working in a garage. When her mother learns of the relationship, she disapproves. Guy live with his aunt, who is seriously ill. He is called to do his military service in Algeria. The two lovers must part. Pregnant and desperate because she has little news of Guy, Geneviève is forced by her mother to marry Roland Cassard, a rich wholesaler of precious stones. She leaves Cherbourg with her mother.


1964 Cannes Palme d’Or


*Selected By John Woo
*With the support of Institut Francais

Dec 12 (Mon)3:00pmMacao Cultural Centre
DirectorJacques Demy
ProducerMag Bodard
CastCatherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo
ScriptwriterJacques Demy
CinematographerJean Rabier
EditorsAnne-Marie Cotret, Monique Teisseire
Art DirectorBernard Evein
SoundFrançois Musy
MusicMichel Legrand
ProductionParc Film, Madeleine Films, Beta Film
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