Fri 26 Apr

Les Parapluies de Cherbourg

Cert. U

Special Screenings

The Craft of Film

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

92 mins

in French with EN subs

FRA | 1964 | dir. Jacques Demy, with Catherine Deneuve, Anne Vernon, Nino Castelnuovo, Marc Michel

Guy and Geneviève are very much in love. When they find out that Guy must leave for a two-year tour of combat in Algeria, they share a passionate night. Pregnant and devastated by Guy’s absence, Genevieve must choose whether to wait for Guy or marry a wealthy diamond merchant. A visually intoxicating masterpiece, Demy’s musical with Michel Legrand’s memorable soundtrack won the 1964 Palme d’Or in Cannes.

Preceded by a musical introduction by composer and member of the Academy of Motion Picture, Gary Yershon

Special Screening in memory of multi-Oscar winner Michel Legrand, as part of The Craft of Film: Academy of Motion Picture at Ciné Lumière

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Fri 26 Apr