Ciné club: “Un Long Dimanche de Fiançailles” by J.P. Jeunet

Date:       Friday 9th March 2018

Time:      7pm

Venue:   Alliance Française Cambridge, 60 Hills Rd, CB2 1LA

Price:      Free – First arrived, first served

English subtitles

Year of release: 2004
Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Actors: Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Dominique Pinon, Marion Cotillard, Jodie Foster …
Running Time: 2h14

Mathilde (Audrey Tautou) is told that her fiancé (Gaspard Ulliel) has been killed in World War I. She refuses to believe this, however, and begins trying to find out what actually happened on the battlefield the night he was supposedly killed, enlisting the help of a private investigator. During her search, she stumbles across evidence of the inhumane and morally bankrupt system used by the French to deal with deserters, and hears from other men who were sentenced to extreme punishment.