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The Blue Umbrella (2013)

Amidst the rain in a singing city, two umbrellas - one blue, one not - fall eternally in love.

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Saschka Unseld

Writer:

Saschka Unseld

Star:

Sarah Jaffe
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It's pouring with rain in the bustling city during rush hour and the wet citizens crowd on the pavement, holding tightly their umbrellas. But in this sea of crammed and almost identical black canopies, one red and one blue umbrella set a strikingly refreshing contrast, and, who knows, maybe the stage for a beautiful and heart-warming love story. Written by Nick Riganas

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21 June 2013 (USA) See more »

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Le Parapluie Café means The Umbrella Coffee Shop. See more »

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References The Red Balloon (1956) See more »

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Very Sweet and Different Short From Pixar,
22 July 2013 | by lesleyharris30See all my reviews

The Blue Umbrella is yet again a brilliant and heartwarming short film that Pixar pulled off very well.When it first came on before Monsters University I thought it seemed really stupid,i said to myself,'how am I suppose to feel any love for an umbrella?',but they did it and I actually enjoyed this short even more than some previous shorts Pixar did (La Luna,Lifted,One Man Band,etc.) and I was so surprised that I cared so much about this male umbrella reuniting with the female umbrella,and the animation was just beautiful.Its not Pixar's best short,but anyone who's a fan of their previous shorts will definitely appreciate this.

A blue umbrella meets a red umbrella that he falls in love with,when the two separate,the blue umbrella escapes from his owners hands to find the female umbrella.


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