A Very Long Engagement A Very Long Engagement

Never let go

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...

Recent reviews

More

Popular Lists

More
  • A Trip to the Moon
  • The Great Train Robbery
  • The Birth of a Nation
  • Les vampires
  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

All the films from all the editions, including those subsequently removed, presently totalling 1199. An easy way of seeing how…

  • Ink
  • The Frame
  • Session 9
  • Suspiria
  • Bad Taste

Long, Weird List of Movies

Step One: Go to www.random.org. Step Two: Pick a Number. Step Three: GET WEIRD!* *Nobody cares if you don't think…

  • Drew: The Man Behind the Poster
  • 10
  • 10,000 km
  • 100 Bloody Acres
  • The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

Letterboxd Backdrops

Drew

Drew 6,072 films

Films with backdrops on Letterboxd.