A Very Long Engagement


Set around World War I, a young woman resolves to find out the truth about her fiancé's death in the trenches between the French and German troops. He had been sentenced to death, but no one saw him die, so she believes that he is still alive. However, she is not the only person seeking the truth about what happened, and some witnesses end up dead... In French with English subtitles.


136 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Sex, Violence).
Mystery, Drama, Romance, War, On the Art Circuit.

Showtimes

A lovely day for a war....
A lovely day for a war....

Credits

Cast
Audrey Tatou, Gaspard Ulliel, Jean-Pierre Becker, Dominique Bettenfeld, Clovis Cornillac, Marion Cotillard
Director
Jean-Pierre Jeunet
ScreenplayJean-Pierre Jeunet, Guillaume Laurant, from the novel by Sébastien Japrisot
MusicAngelo Badalamenti
CinematographyBruno Delbonnel
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SA distributor Nu Metro
Made in2004
Produced byA consortium of French and American companies

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

The Cape Times
Carina Chocano
15
The Star
Tanya Farber
14
Die Burger
Francois Bloemhof
10
Tygerburger
Mariana Malan
10
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
eye Weekly
Kim Linekin
13
Box Office
Sheri Linden
13
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
15
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
18
BBC
Nev Pierce
10

What the People say

Internet
2967 Netizens
15

Average .. 67%

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