FILM : Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg) 1964 Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon, Marc Michel Cherbourg, France.
Director : Jacques Demy   Production Company : Parc Film, Madeleine Films, Beta Film  Region : FRANCE

An umbrella shop girl is separated from her mechanic boyfriend when he is called for military service. Alone, she faces a life altering decision.

The film was shot entirely in Cherbourg, France. During the final weeks of summer 1963 many local Cherbourgeois participated in the production; scenery construction and as extras ... even the fire brigade were roped in to create battering rain.

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The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg [DVD] [1964]

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Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg) - A crane shot view from 'Quai Caligny' overlooking the 'Bassin du Commerce' during the opening credits shot.
Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)

UC_01a. A crane shot view from 'Quai Caligny' overlooking the 'Bassin du Commerce' during the opening credits shot.

UC_01a-N. The fort and warehouse in background are clearly recognisable otherwise the skyline looks very different.
(Modern Photo Added: 22-07-2012)

Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg) - Crane shot as above but with camera panned down looking over the cobbled area.
Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)

UC_01b. Crane shot as above but with camera panned down looking over the cobbled area.

UC_01b-N. The mooring point and surrounding cobbled area looks unchanged.
(Modern Photo Added: 22-07-2012)

Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg) - For the film the 'Garage de la Poste' was turned into the 'Garage du Port' and is located at 44 rue de l'Ancien-Quai.
Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)

UC_02a. For the film the 'Garage de la Poste' was turned into the 'Garage du Port' and is located at 44 rue de l'Ancien-Quai.

UC_02a-N. Today the building is a probation centre (Service Pénitentiaire d'Insertion et de Probation) and the frontage has been extensively altered.
(Modern Photo Added: 22-07-2012)

Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg) - The umbrella boutique at '13 Rue de Port' was originally a hardware shop/locksmith and converted for the film.
Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)

UC_03a. The umbrella boutique at '13 Rue de Port' was originally a hardware shop/locksmith and converted for the film.

UC_03a-N. It retains the 'Parapluies de Cherbourg' awning today but is now a boutique furniture shop. At the time of visiting the shop was 'indefinitely' closed.
(Modern Photo Added: 22-07-2012)

Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg) - Daytime shot of the Umbrella boutique.
Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)

UC_03b. Daytime shot of the Umbrella boutique.

UC_03b-N. 
(Modern Photo Added: 04-08-2012)

Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg) - View down 'Rue des Fosses' as Mme Emery walks towards the Umbrella shop.
Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)

UC_03c. View down 'Rue des Fosses' as Mme Emery walks towards the Umbrella shop.

UC_03c-N. The Patisserie on the left is now a Bank. The Epicerie on the right and the green fronted 'Aux Vieux Objets" shop are now both dwellings.
(Modern Photo Added: 04-08-2012)

Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg) - Guy lives with Aunt Elise in an apartment off 'La Cour Marie'.
Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)

UC_04a. Guy lives with Aunt Elise in an apartment off 'La Cour Marie'.

Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg) - Guy takes Genevieve back to his Aunt's apartment before departing for Algeria. View is down 'La Cour Marie' looking towards 'rue Albert Mahieu'.
Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)

UC_04b. Guy takes Genevieve back to his Aunt's apartment before departing for Algeria. View is down 'La Cour Marie' looking towards 'rue Albert Mahieu'.

UC_04b-N. Incredibly the fruitier on the left, the Singer shop and Optical centre in the background are still going strong more than 50 years later!
(Modern Photo Added: 04-08-2012)

Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg) - 'La Cour Marie' again. Through the doorway on the left are the stairs leading to Aunt Elise's apartment.
Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)

UC_04c. 'La Cour Marie' again. Through the doorway on the left are the stairs leading to Aunt Elise's apartment.

UC_04c-N. The left entrance to the apartment is now bricked up and converted into (at the time) an empty boutique.
(Modern Photo Added: 04-08-2012)

Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg) - 'Rue Gambetta' looking towards 'rue Albert Mahieu'.
Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The (Les Parapluies de Cherbourg)

UC_05a. 'Rue Gambetta' looking towards 'rue Albert Mahieu'.

UC_05a-N. No. 14 is now a Parfumerie. Copyright google streetview.
(Modern Photo Added: 04-08-2012)

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