Catherine Deneuve stars in Jacques Demys THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG, an astonishing musical love story in which every word is sung to a score by Michel Legrand. Glorious colour, breathtaking choreography and a heartbreaking plot combine to create a completely unique musical unlike no other. The story of star crossed lovers is situated in an urban seaside as Genevieve (Deneuve), a sweet sixteen year old ingenue who works with her mother in an umbrella shop, falls desperately in love with Guy, a local mechanic. Fate intervenes when Genevieve becomes pregnant and Guy is drafted, as their love is pitted against time and fate.
The World Of Jacques Demy Documentary, Short Film Scored By Michel Le Grand, Introduction By Geoff Andrew Film Critic And NFT Programmer
Release Date: 10 October 2005
Certificate: U - Universal - Suitable for all
Running Time: 86 minutes