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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
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, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, young lovers, family relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, love, first love, mother daughter relationship, class differences, pregnancy, teenage love, rain, mechanic, gas station, marriage of convenience, letter, financial problem, stranded, unwed pregnancy, bittersweet, romance, love story, unplanned pregnancy ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1963, year 1958, 1950s ...
Place: france, normandy, europe, paris france, tokyo

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