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Cinematic Time Machine: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Friday 27th December 2019 & Thursday 2nd January 2020

Director: Jacques Demy

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo

Rating: PG

France 1964, 91mins

Get your hankies (and brollies) at the ready this Christmas with Jacques Demy's timeless romance about young love.

Described as 'a film in song' with a score from Michel Legrand, the visually intoxicating The Umbrellas of Cherbourg pays homage to the Hollywood musical and has inspired directors including Damien Chazelle and Wes Anderson.