About

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...

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Directed by

Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Written by

Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Screenplay)
Guillaume Laurant (Screenplay)

Runtime

133 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Tagline

Never let go

Cast

Keywords

disappearance world war i paris france wheelchair loss of loved one amnesia lighthouse prostitute soldier airship teenage crush missing person private detective bodily disabled person verdun lighthouse keeper polio trenches

Photos

Lists

#986 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Cinematography Bruno Delbonnel

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Art Direction Aline Bonetto