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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) Poster

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In the beginning, a black car rolls into the garage where Guy works, and Guy is asked to assist with the car's problems. This car is actually Roland Cassard's and it can be seen two more times: when Roland visits the umbrella shop to give Ms. Emery the money for her pearl necklace, and again as the wedding car. The license plate is the same and can be seen in this latter scene and in the very first.
Roland tells Genevieve's mother he once loved a woman named "Lola." "Lola" is a Demy film from 1961, in which Marc Michel plays the same character of Roland.
At the ending scene, Geneviève mentioned about picking up her daughter from Anjou. In reality Anjou is 4.5 hours drive away from Paris, and from Paris to Cherbourg is 3.5 hours in an opposite direction. That makes this "detour" a very long drive.
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All the dialogue in the film is sung.
The children in the final scene have personal connections to the filmmakers: Genevieve's daughter Françoise is played by Jacques Demy's adopted daughter by Agnes Varda, Rosalie Varda-Demy; and Guy's son François is played by composer Michel Legrand's son.
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Stage adaptations in New York (1979), Paris (1979), Los Angeles (1979), London (1980), Tokyo (1983), Denmark (2014).
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Rosalie Varda-Demy was a team member of this film's restoration project in 2013. She was the little girl in the black Mercedes (Geneviève's daughter) at the end of the film in 1963.
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Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider.
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Finnish censorship visa # 70036 delivered on 23-9-1964.
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German censorship visa # 34300 delivered on 19-7-1965.
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French visa # 28015 delivered on 15-1-1964.
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