Links to articles and a documentary that may be of interest to those who attended our screening of Jacques Demy’s ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ (20 January 2023) at the Institut français d’Écosse, part of our series of monthly screenings of French language films.
Spoiler Alert: If you haven’t yet seen the film, key plot elements are described or shown in the material listed below.
> A Tribute to Michel Legrand. A diverse mix of composer Michel Legrand’s music for film, including “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg” and “The Thomas Crowne Affair” by Florence Scott-Anderton (MUBI Notebook, 09 Apr 2019).
> ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg: Chronicle of A Restoration‘ (YouTube, 2014).