The Umbrellas of Cherbourg [Les Parapluies de Cherbourg]

Jacques Demy (director, screenwriter)
Catherine Deneuve, Anne Vernon, Nino Castelnuovo, Marc Michel (starring)

Glendale, CA: Allied Artists, 1965. Collection of six vintage studio still photographs from the US release of the 1964 French film.

One of director Jacques Demy's most beloved films, about a young woman in Cherbourg who falls in love with a man who is promptly drafted into the Algerian War. A classic of French cinema, with every word of dialogue sung in recitative. The first French film musical shot in color, and the movie that made Catherine Deneuve a star.

Winner of the Palme d'Or and two other prizes at the 1964 Cannes Film Festival, and nominated for five Academy Awards

Set and shot on location in Cherbourg, Normandy, France.

10 x 8 inches. Near Fine.

Criterion Collection 716. Godard, Histoire(s) du cinema.

[Book #151677]