A Very Long Engagement (French: Un long dimanche de fiançailles) is a 2004 French romantic war film, co-written and directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and starring Audrey Tautou. It is a fictional tale about a young woman’s desperate search for her fiancé who might have been killed during World War I. It was based on a novel of the same name, written by Sebastien Japrisot, first published in 1991.
The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Art Direction and the Academy Award for Best Cinematography at theOscars. Marion Cotillard won the César Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance.