A Very Long Engagement DVD - 2004 French film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Un long dimanche de fiançailles tells the story of a young woman, Mathilde's relentless search for her fiancée, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One. Five desperate men shoot themselves in order to be relieved from the horrifying frontline at the Somme, in WWI. A court-martial decides to punish them by leaving them alone in no-man's land, to be killed in the crossfire. Then all hell breaks loose and they all die. Or not? One of these men's fiancée, a young girl who has not been able to walk since the age of 3, receives information that makes her suspect his boyfriend might have gotten away alive. So she embarks in a painful, long and often frustrating ordeal to find out the truth.
Stars Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel and Dominique Pinon. Rated R for violence and sexuality.
Included are audio commentary by the director (with subtitles in English, French and Spanish. Also included is the Making of 'A very long engagement', Paris in the 20s Before the Explosion, Deleted Scenes with commentary.