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Hauntingly tells a story older than the Odyssey and as timely as today's body count from Iraq. Read full review
Rapturously beautiful, startlingly audacious and often very funny, the film employs many of the techniques that were used so pleasingly in "Amélie." Read full review
It's a magical film which manages to transport and rivet us in the same highly-imaginitive, breezily playful way "Amelie" did. Read full review
This is a movie that considers graphic violence with a refined taste for the sensuous: Guts spill, blood spurts, corpses stink, but there is a handsome, absurdist humanity to the way Jeunet (who wrote the script with Guillaume Laurant) maps out the crossroads of human carnage and human caring. Read full review
Flattens you with concussive detail and the awfulness of war; it plays like "Saving Private Ryan" as remade by a Continental mathematician flipping out on Ecstasy. Read full review
An emotional powerhouse. Read full review
A long movie that almost wears out its 21/4-hour welcome, yet it's full of surprises. Read full review
Jeunet provides numerous pleasures, particularly visual, along the way. Read full review
There are many ways to say that war is hell, but few filmmakers have said it with as much imagination, humor, intrigue and humanity as Jean-Pierre Jeunet in A Very Long Engagement. Read full review
A Very Long Engagement is "Cold Mountain" with French people. Read full review
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