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A Very Long Engagement (2004)

R 10/27/2004 (US) DramaRomanceWar 2h 13m

Never let go.

Overview

In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But Mathilde refuses to believe it. If Manech had died, she would know. She hangs on to her intuition as tightly as she would onto the last thread of hope linking her to her lover. A former sergeant tells her in vain that Manech died in the no man's land of a trench named Bingo Crepescule, in the company of four other men condemned to die for self-inflicted wounds. Her path ahead is full of obstacles but Mathilde is not frightened. Anything is possible to someone who is willing to challenge fate...

  1. Jean-Pierre Jeunet

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Guillaume Laurant

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Audrey Tautou

    Audrey Tautou

    Mathilde

  2. Gaspard Ulliel

    Gaspard Ulliel

    Manech

  3. Dominique Pinon

    Dominique Pinon

    Sylvain

  4. Chantal Neuwirth

    Chantal Neuwirth

    Bénédicte

  5. André Dussollier

    André Dussollier

    Pierre-Marie Rouvières

  6. Ticky Holgado

    Ticky Holgado

    Germain Pire

  7. Marion Cotillard

    Marion Cotillard

    Tina Lombardi

  8. Dominique Bettenfeld

    Dominique Bettenfeld

    Ange Bassignano

  9. Jodie Foster

    Jodie Foster

    Elodie Gordes

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Full Cast & Crew

A Very Long Engagement
A Very Long Engagement

Original Title Un long dimanche de fiançailles

Status Released

Original Language French

Budget $47,000,000.00

Revenue -

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