The Umbrellas of Cherbourg [Les Parapluies de Cherbourg]

Paris: Parc Film, 1964. Vintage borderless reference photograph of actors Catherine Deneuve and Nino Castelnuovo with director Jacques Demy on the set of the 1964 film. Stamp of Parc Film on the verso, along with holograph pencil and ink annotations identifying the film and actors.

One of 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.

9 x 7 inches. Near Fine.

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


[Book #156636]