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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

A girl faces a life altering decision when she is separated by her lover during wartime.

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Released:
February 19, 1964

Cast:

Catherine Deneuve
Nino Castelnuovo

Director:
Jacques Demy

Producer:
Mag Bodard

Written by:
Jacques Demy

Distributor:
20th Century Fox

Box Office:
$7,686,180

Awards:

Best Foreign Language Film
Prix Louis-Delluc, 1963
Palme d’Or at the 1964 Cannes Film Festival
Critics’ prize for Best Film, by the French Syndicate of Film Critics, 1965
Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 37th Academy Awards
Nominated for four more Academy Awards at the 38th Academy Awards, three for Legrand and Demy: “Best Song” (for “I Will Wait For You”), “Best Original Score”, “Best Scoring - Adaptation or Treatment” and “Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen”.



Metacritic Score:
86

Rotten Tomatoes Score:
98