The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Les parapluies de Cherbourg
The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg is a film against war, against absence, against everything we hate that crushes happiness
Geneviève Emery, whose mother runs an umbrella store, is in love with Guy Foucher.
Mrs. Emery does not approve of her daughter’s romance with the young mechanic. Guy is drafted into
the army, and Geneviève gives herself to him the night before he departs for the Algerian War.
Now she’s pregnant, and Guy does not write often.
At her mother’s insistence, Geneviève agrees to marry Roland Cassard, a wealthy jeweler.
Several years later, one Christmas night, the snow is falling and...