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The Resource Un long dimanche de fiançailles : A very long engagement, Warner Independent Pictures ; 2003 Productions et Warner Bros Pictures présentent une production 2003 Productions ; produit par Jean Pierre Jeunet et Francis Boespflug ; une co-production Warner Bros France, Tapioca Films et TF1 Films Production avec la participation de Canal+ ; scenario, Jean Pierre Jeunet, Guillaume Laurant ; dialogues, Guillaume Laurant ; un film de Jean Pierre Jeunet

Un long dimanche de fiançailles : A very long engagement, Warner Independent Pictures ; 2003 Productions et Warner Bros Pictures présentent une production 2003 Productions ; produit par Jean Pierre Jeunet et Francis Boespflug ; une co-production Warner Bros France, Tapioca Films et TF1 Films Production avec la participation de Canal+ ; scenario, Jean Pierre Jeunet, Guillaume Laurant ; dialogues, Guillaume Laurant ; un film de Jean Pierre Jeunet

Label
Un long dimanche de fiançailles : A very long engagement
Title
Un long dimanche de fiançailles
Title remainder
A very long engagement
Statement of responsibility
Warner Independent Pictures ; 2003 Productions et Warner Bros Pictures présentent une production 2003 Productions ; produit par Jean Pierre Jeunet et Francis Boespflug ; une co-production Warner Bros France, Tapioca Films et TF1 Films Production avec la participation de Canal+ ; scenario, Jean Pierre Jeunet, Guillaume Laurant ; dialogues, Guillaume Laurant ; un film de Jean Pierre Jeunet
Title variation
Very long engagement
Contributor
Actor
Director
Narrator
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • fre
Summary
In 1920, country girl Mathilde is living in Brittany with her aunt and uncle when she learns that her fiancé Manech was one of five French soldiers condemned to a barbarous death by their own side. Court-martialed for intentionally wounding themselves, their punishment is to be thrown into no man's land, unarmed and with their hands tied behind their backs. But Manech may have survived. Hiring a dogged old bird of a private detective and a lawyer to aid her, Mathilde is off on an adventure. She pursues her sleuthing through a flurry of letters, documents, and private interviews--hunting down the soldiers who were in the trenches with Manech--along with their lovers and relatives. She also discovers that she has a sort of doppelgänger: a Corsican prostitute pursuing a parallel investigation for another of the five, and murdering anyone who did her own beloved mate wrong. Mathilde will have to hurry to follow the clues piecing the story together before they are lost forever
Awards note
Winner, 2005 Cesar Awards for Meilleure photographie [Best Cinematography]: Bruno Delbonnel; Meilleurs costumes [Best Costume Design]: Madeline Fontaine; Meilleurs décors [Best Production Design]: Aline Bonetto; Meilleur second rôle féminin [Best Supporting Actress]: Marion Cotillard; Meilleur jeune espoir masculin [Most Promising Actor]: Gaspard Ulliel.
Cataloging source
BNY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directeur de la photographie, Bruno Delbonnel ; musique, Angelo Badalamenti ; montage [editor], Hervé Schneid ; costumes, Madeline Fontaine ; décor, Aline Bonetto
Date time place
Originally produced as a French motion picture in 2004
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated R for violence and sexuality
Language note
In French with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English
PerformerNote
Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Dominique Pinon, Chantal Neuwirth, André Dussollier, Ticky Holgado, Marion Cotillard, Dominique Bettenfeld, Jodie Foster, Jean Pierre Darroussin, Clovis Cornillac, Jean Pierre Becker, Denis Lavant, Jerôme Kircher, Albert Dupontel, Jean Paul Rouve, Elina Lowensohn, Julie Depardieu, Michel Vuillermoz, Urbain Cancelier, Maud Rayer, Michel Robin, Tcheky Karyo, Jean Claude Dreyfus, Phillippe Duquesne, Bouli Lanners, Stéphane Butet, Christian Pereira, François Levantal, Patrick Paroux, Solène Le Pechon, Virgil Leclaire, et la voix de Florence Thomassin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1976-
  • 1984-2022
  • 1955-
  • 1975-
  • 1961-
  • 1967-
  • 1973-
  • 1953-
  • 1965-
  • 1931-2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jeunet, Jean-Pierre
  • Boespflug, Francis.
  • Laurant, Guillaume.
  • Tautou, Audrey
  • Ulliel, Gaspard
  • Pinon, Dominique
  • Neuwirth, Chantal.
  • Dussollier, André
  • Holgado, Ticky.
  • Cotillard, Marion
  • Bettenfeld, Dominique.
  • Foster, Jodie
  • Darroussin, Jean-Pierre.
  • Cornillac, Clovis.
  • Becker, Jean-Pierre.
  • Lavant, Denis
  • Kircher, Jérôme.
  • Dupontel, Albert
  • Rouve, Jean-Paul
  • Löwensohn, Elina.
  • Depardieu, Julie
  • Vuillermoz, Michel
  • Cancelier, Urbain.
  • Rayer, Maud.
  • Robin, Michel.
  • Karyo, Tchéky
  • Dreyfus, Jean-Claude.
  • Duquesne, Philippe
  • Lanners, Bouli
  • Butet, Stéphane.
  • Pereira, Christian.
  • Levantal, François.
  • Paroux, Patrick.
  • Pechon, Solène Le.
  • Leclaire, Virgil.
  • Thomassin, Florence.
  • Japrisot, Sébastien
  • Warner Independent Pictures
  • 2003 Productions (Firm)
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Tapioca Films (Firm)
  • TF1 Films Production
  • Studio Canal
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
133
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Military discipline
  • France
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Un long dimanche de fiançailles : A very long engagement, Warner Independent Pictures ; 2003 Productions et Warner Bros Pictures présentent une production 2003 Productions ; produit par Jean Pierre Jeunet et Francis Boespflug ; une co-production Warner Bros France, Tapioca Films et TF1 Films Production avec la participation de Canal+ ; scenario, Jean Pierre Jeunet, Guillaume Laurant ; dialogues, Guillaume Laurant ; un film de Jean Pierre Jeunet
Instantiates
Publication
Note
D'après le roman de [After the novel by] Sébastien Japrisot
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
  • mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 2. Supplementary material: Une année au front: Les coulisses de "Un Long dimanche de Fiancailles" de Jean-Pierre Jeunet = A year at the front: behind the scenes of "A Very Long Engagement" (74 min.); Parisian scenes (14 min.); "Avant que tout explose" = "Before the explosion" (13 min.); Deleted scenes with optional commentary by Jean-Pierre Jeunet (11 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (133 min.)
Isbn
9780790795591
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085393897222
  • 012569699809
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 38972
  • 38972A--38972B
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm60812757
  • (OCoLC)60812757
  • 352917
  • 1678913
System details
DVD; Region 1, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; widescreen presentation preserving the 2.35:1 aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen televisions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Un long dimanche de fiançailles : A very long engagement, Warner Independent Pictures ; 2003 Productions et Warner Bros Pictures présentent une production 2003 Productions ; produit par Jean Pierre Jeunet et Francis Boespflug ; une co-production Warner Bros France, Tapioca Films et TF1 Films Production avec la participation de Canal+ ; scenario, Jean Pierre Jeunet, Guillaume Laurant ; dialogues, Guillaume Laurant ; un film de Jean Pierre Jeunet
Publication
Note
D'après le roman de [After the novel by] Sébastien Japrisot
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
  • mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 2. Supplementary material: Une année au front: Les coulisses de "Un Long dimanche de Fiancailles" de Jean-Pierre Jeunet = A year at the front: behind the scenes of "A Very Long Engagement" (74 min.); Parisian scenes (14 min.); "Avant que tout explose" = "Before the explosion" (13 min.); Deleted scenes with optional commentary by Jean-Pierre Jeunet (11 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (133 min.)
Isbn
9780790795591
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085393897222
  • 012569699809
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 38972
  • 38972A--38972B
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm60812757
  • (OCoLC)60812757
  • 352917
  • 1678913
System details
DVD; Region 1, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; widescreen presentation preserving the 2.35:1 aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen televisions
Video recording format
DVD

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