"The Umbrellas of Cherbourg", Original Release Japanese Movie Poster 1964, B2 Size (51 cm x 73 cm)
"The Umbrellas of Cherbourg", Original Release Japanese Movie Poster 1964, B2 Size (51 cm x 73 cm)
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"The Umbrellas of Cherbourg", Original Release Japanese Movie Poster 1964, B2 Size (51 cm x 73 cm)

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This is an original Japanese poster printed in 1964 for the first release of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg.

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (French: Les Parapluies de Cherbourg) is a 1964 musical romantic drama film written and directed by Jacques Demy, with music and lyrics by Michel Legrand. Catherine Deneuve and Nino Castelnuovo star as two young lovers in the French city of Cherbourg, separated by circumstance. The film's dialogue is entirely sung as recitative, including casual conversation, and is sung-through, or through-composed like some operas and stage musicals. The French-language film was a co-production between French and West German studios.

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg won the Palme d'Or at the 1964 Cannes Film Festival. In the United States, it was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Foreign-Language Film, Best Original Screenplay (Demy), and Best Original Score (Demy and Legrand). The film's main theme, "I Will Wait for You", was nominated for Best Original Song. It was later adapted into an English-language stage musical.

In 2018, a BBC Culture critics' poll ranked the film in the Top 100 Greatest Non-English Films of All Time. (Source Wikipedia)

This poster is in an excellent condition. Please refer to the imagery as this is the exact poster that is for sale.

It is 57 years old!

It is not a reproduction or a reprint.

Certificate of Authenticity included.