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Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

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Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

Film
Saturday, February 12
9 - 11 pm
Cost: Free
For Valentine's Weekend, WUD Film presents the irresistible romantic musical Umbrellas of Cherbourg.

WUD Film celebrates Valentine's Day Weekend!

France | West Germany | 1h 31 minutes | NR | Dir. Jacques Demy

Geneviève (Catherine Deneuve), a beautiful young Frenchwoman who works at a small-town boutique selling umbrellas, falls for dashing mechanic Guy (Nino Castelnuovo). Their brief romance is interrupted when Guy is drafted to serve in the Algerian War. Though pregnant by Guy, Geneviève marries an older businessman, Roland (Marc Michel), and begins to move on with her life. Throughout the musical film, all the characters' dialogue is conveyed through song. [Synopsis from Rotten Tomatoes]

Assistive Screening Accommodations for Patrons with Disability: Updates pending. Please email film@union.wisc.edu for more information.

WUD Film celebrates Valentine's Day Weekend!

France | West Germany | 1h 31 minutes | NR | Dir. Jacques Demy

Geneviève (Catherine Deneuve), a beautiful young Frenchwoman who works at a small-town boutique selling umbrellas, falls for dashing mechanic Guy (Nino Castelnuovo). Their brief romance is interrupted when Guy is drafted to serve in the Algerian War. Though pregnant by Guy, Geneviève marries an older businessman, Roland (Marc Michel), and begins to move on with her life. Throughout the musical film, all the characters' dialogue is conveyed through song. [Synopsis from Rotten Tomatoes]

Assistive Screening Accommodations for Patrons with Disability: Updates pending. Please email film@union.wisc.edu for more information.

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