Written on: 31/10/2005 by PixieOfDoom (104 reviews written)
I was skeptical about watching A Very Long Engagement as not only is it a French film which means subtitles which are hard to read on our old telly, BUT it is both a war movie and a romance, neither of which genre I particularly like. This film, however, is positively remarkable.
It is sort of the slightly less upbeat cousin to Amelie and features Audrey Tatou in the lead role as Matilde. She is an orphan, raised by her aunt and uncle in rural France who suffers from a bad leg resulting... (read more)