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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Les parapluies de Cherbourg

Directed by Jacques Demy
France, 1964
Musical, Romance, Drama


This colorful, iconic Palme d’Or-winning musical stars Catherine Deneuve as a naive umbrella store owner’s teenage daughter who falls madly in love with a boy who is shipped off to fight in the Algerian War.

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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg Directed by Jacques Demy

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1964 | 3 wins including: Palme d'Or

Academy Awards

1965 | 5 nominations including: Best Foreign Language Film

San Sebastián International Film Festival


Prix Louis Delluc

1963 | Winner: Prix Louis Delluc

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