A Very Long Engagement is a 2004 French romantic war film, directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and starring Audrey Tautou. It is a fictional tale about a young woman's desperate search for her fiancé who might have been killed in the Battle of the Somme, during World War I. It was based on a novel of the same name, written by Sebastien Japrisot, first published in 1991. Five French soldiers are convicted of self-mutilation in order to escape military service during World War I. They are condemned to face near certain death in the no man's land between the French and German trench lines. It...
|Release date:||October 27, 2004|
|Directed by:||Jean-Pierre Jeunet|
|Music by:||Angelo Badalamenti|
|Screenplay by:||Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Guillaume Laurant|
|Adapted from:||A Very Long Engagement|