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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Original name: Les parapluies de Cherbourg
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This simple romantic tragedy begins in 1957. Guy Foucher, a 20-year-old French auto mechanic, has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery, an employee in her widowed mother's chic but financially embattled umbrella shop. On the evening before Guy is to leave for a two-year tour of combat in Algeria, he and Geneviève make love. She becomes pregnant and must choose between waiting for Guy's return or accepting an offer of marriage from a wealthy diamond merchant.
Style: sentimental, colourful, romantic, lyrical, sweet, stylized, atmospheric, emotional, serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love, young lovers, love triangle, love story, love and romance, marriage of convenience, unfulfillment, couple relations, family relations, class differences, first love, teenage love, mother daughter relationship, unwed pregnancy, unplanned pregnancy, stranded, financial problem, romance, pregnancy, marriage, music, french, dialogue, letter ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, year 1958, year 1963, year 1957
Place: france, europe, normandy, tokyo
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