Les Parapluies De Cherbourg (15)

Director Jacques Demy 1964 French Drama/Musical/Romance


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, the pair share a passionate night. Geneviève becomes pregnant and then must choose between waiting for Guy's return or accepting an attractive offer of marriage from a wealthy diamond merchant.

Starring Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon

Friday8Mar

Tickets
Adult: £7.00  Child: £5.00 

Time
7.30 pm

Running Time
91

Extra Event Information
Following the recent death of Michel Legrand, we are pleased to be screening the iconic film, Les Parapluies de Cherbourg, for which he wrote the haunting music. Starring Catherine Deneuve, this is a love story, depicted daringly in music, set to the background of the Algerian War, which has torn our young lovers apart. The film, by Jacques Demy, won the Cannes Grand Prix in 1964. The film was restored in !992 and we shall see the anniversary edition. Student price £5

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