[Press release from the Cleveland Cinematheque.]
Thursday, February 13, at 6:45 pm &
Friday, February 14, at 9:15 pm
THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG
LES PARAPLUIES DE CHERBOURG
France/W. Germany, 1964, Jacques Demy
Our Valentine’s Day presentation! A French shopgirl (Catherine Deneuve, luminous) loves a mechanic but marries another man in Jacques Demy's groundbreaking, all-singing musical—a romantic, candy-colored concoction with a bittersweet aftertaste. Music by Michel Legrand. Palme d'Or winner, Cannes 1964. Subtitles. 35mm. 91 min. Special thanks to Institut Français; Florence Almozini, French Embassy, New York; Laurence Geannopulos, French Consulate, Chicago.
Admission $9; Cinematheque members $7; age 25 7 under $6. Shows in the Aitken Auditorium of the Cleveland Institute of Art, 11141 East Boulevard in University Circle, telephone (216) 421-7450, www.cia.edu/cinematheque