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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)

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  • Tickets: €10.50/€9
  • Date: Sat, 16th Nov 2019
  • Time: 13:00 - 14:31
  • Duration: 91 mins
  • Venue: The Everyman Theatre
  • Director: Jacques Demy
  • Producer(s): Mag Bodard
  • Screenwriter(s): Jacques Demy
  • Main Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo
  • Country: France
  • Language(s): Subtitled
  • Year: 1964

All the world loves lovers, and in Geneviève and Guy Jacques Demy created two of cinema’s most memorable. There are many reasons for this. Geneviève and Guy inhabit a world that sears itself on your retina, a happy Edward Hopper world coloured by Mondrian. A musical without spoken dialogue, the film is driven by the exquisite continuous score of the great Michel Legrand, who sadly left us this year. Impossibly handsome they may be, Geneviève (Catherine Deneuve) and Guy (Nino Castelnuovo), but our young lovers have been given a story of real weight, one that will melt the frostiest heart. DOM

In partnership with the Embassy of France in Ireland.


Address

The Everyman Theatre
15 MacCurtain Street, Victorian Quarter
Cork City, Cork T23 E094 Ireland
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