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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

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Drama Musical 
Rated: 13+ (PG-13)19641h 31mOn: HBO MAX The Criterion Channel Kanopy Tags: War Car Music Country: France

This simple romantic tragedy begins in 1957. Guy Foucher, a 20-year-old French auto mechanic, has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery, an employee in her widowed mother's chic but financially embattled umbrella shop. On the evening before Guy is to leave for a two-year tour of combat in Algeria, he and Geneviève make love. She becomes pregnant and must choose between waiting for Guy's return or accepting an offer of marriage from a wealthy diamond merchant.The Umbrellas of Cherbourg featuring Catherine Deneuve and Nino Castelnuovo is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and 3 others. It's a drama and musical movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 98% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (22,664 votes).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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#1,597 Ranked Movie

#72 Ranked in Car Movies

#107 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#123 Ranked in Musical Movies

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 98% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (22,664 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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