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A Very Long Engagement (Un Long Dimanche de Fiancailles)

Rating:R (for violence and sexuality)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:November 26, 2004
Running time:134 minutes
Cast:Audrey Tautou, Jodie Foster, Gaspard Ulliel, Dominique Pinon, Ticky Holgado
Director:Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Producer:David Puttnam
Writer:Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Guillaume Laurant
Distributor:Warner Bros. Pictures

Web Site: http://wwws.warnerbros.fr/movies/unlongdimanche/index.html

Description: Set in France near the end of World War I in the deadly trenches of the Somme, in the gilded Parisian halls of power, and in the modest home of an indomitable provincial girl and her relentless search to find her fiancée, who has disappeared. He is one of five French soldiers believed to have been court-martialed under mysterious circumstances and pushed out of an allied trench into an almost-certain death in no-man's land. All an investigation into the arbitrary nature of secrecy, the absurdity of war, and the enduring passion, intuition and tenacity of the human heart.

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