|Catherine Deneuve||Geneviève Emery|
|Nino Castelnuovo||Guy Foucher|
|Anne Vernon||Madame Emery|
|Marc Michel||Roland Cassard|
|Mireille Perrey||Tante Élise|
Geneviève, a beautiful young Frenchwoman who works at a small-town boutique selling umbrellas, falls for dashing mechanic Guy . Their brief romance is interrupted when Guy is drafted to serve in the Algerian War. Though pregnant by Guy, Geneviève marries an older businessman, Roland, and begins to move on with her life. Throughout the musical film, all the characters' dialogue is conveyed through song.