A Very Long Engagement (15, 2004) 2hr 8mins
As World War I draws to an end, a young French woman's greatest fight is about to begin. Mathilde has received word that her fiance Manech is one of five wounded soldiers who have been court-martialed and pushed out into the no-man's land between the French and German armies...and almost certain death. Unwilling to accept that her beloved Manech is lost to her forever, Mathilde embarks on an extraordinary journey to discover the fate of her lover. In French with subtitles.
Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Stars: Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Jodie Foster
Part of The Ross-on-Wye branch of the Royal British Legion programme of events to commemorate the centenary of World War 1.