The Umbrellas of Cherbourg ★★★★

I'll admit it. I started out a bit doubtful, what with the constant singing and absolute lack of songs. From the opening shot, I was mesmerized by the visuals. This is easily among the most beautiful films ever made. In terms of the plot, though I was doubtful, I became convinced that this deserves the acclaim that it receives. It obviously influenced La La Land a great deal, and, while I think La La Land is a superior film, with more complex characters and plot, this was a stunning film and an absolute masterpiece.

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