Les Parapluies de Cherbourg – Movie Night With AFSR on April 26th.

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The Alliance Française de Santa Rosa is hosting a French Movie Night on Friday, April 26th from 6:30pm – 8:30pm.  We will once again be hosted at Century 21 NorthBay Alliance at 1057 College Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95404.

Join friends, students, and members of the Alliance Française de Santa Rosa for the FREE showing of “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg,” which won a “Palme D’Or Cannes.”

Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (1964)

This is the story of 16-year-old Genevieve and 20-year-old Guy who are very much in love. Her kind mother, who runs an umbrella shop, won’t hear of her marrying, particularly as Guy has yet to complete his compulsory military service. Genevieve is heartbroken when he leaves for his army service in colonial Algeria and is upset to have received only one letter from him in two months. She’s also pregnant. Her mother’s solution to this situation is diamond-merchant Roland Cassard, who has helped them in the past. He’s a kind man who agrees to raise Genevieve’s child as his own. By the time Guy returns from Algeria, Genevieve is married and the umbrella shop has been sold. Several years later, they meet again.

Romantic Drama/Musical ‧ 1h 31m  ‧ Not Rated
subtitles in English


To add to the fun, we are suggesting everyone “dress up” for the night with women in pastels and men in sailor shirts.  

Space is limited so please email your RSVP to reserve your seat(s) for this fun night. 

Please respond at rsvp@afsantarosa.org by Wednesday, April 24th.

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