The umbrellas of Cherbourg

  • 91 min
  • Musical romantic drama film
  • 1964 (France / Allemagne de l'ouest)


An enchanted musical film directed by Jacques Demy and composed by Michel Legrand. In 1957, in Cherbourg, Mrs Emery and her daughter, Geneviève, own an umbrella store. Geneviève is in love with Guy, a mechanic, who will soon leave for Algeria to fight in the war. As the young girl is pregnant, her mother pushes her to choose a better match. Several years later they meet again.